Some residents of new York heat in homes from thanksgiving

Some residents of new York heat in homes from thanksgiving

22 thousand calls of complaint on the lack of hot water and heating came to the 311 service in new York. According to the Daily News. These are approximate statistics for the two weeks — from the time the staff came the strongest cold.

«It’s funny, they always have some excuse and excuses,» said Sandra Walden, living in the Taft Houses (East Harlem). According to her, heating and hot water in the house since thanksgiving. (Heating is provided by the company NYCHA.)

Some residents of new York heat in homes from thanksgiving

7 January new York mayor bill de Blasio noted that many of the buildings at 50, 60, and some 70 years, and there really is a boiler in poor condition.

«The Federal government began to move away from the support housing in the state in 80 years, explained de Blasio. — Usually the repair workers to restore the supply of heat or hot water for several hours, but still it is an eternal problem.»

For some new Yorkers, the situation is so that they were forced to move. So, 15 tenants 1362 Gipson St. in Far Rockaway, (Queens), including a pregnant woman, moved to the Kings hotel in Brooklyn.

«I’m so cold at night that I constantly Wake up, says 57-year-old Katherine Barnes, wheelchair-bound. — I wouldn’t wish that on my worst enemy.»

Frozen in new York, there is hope, perhaps only at the mercy of the weather. Fortunately, according to weather forecasts, this week the temperature in the city rises to 42°F (+5,5°C).

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