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Red Hook Hurricane Drill a Reminder of NYCHA's Unfinished Sandy Repairs

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

As the one-year anniversary of Sandy approaches, public housing residents in Brooklyn came out Wednesday to receive disaster-preparedness information from the New York City Housing Authority.

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Public Housing Tries to Move On From Sandy, But Temporary Fixes and Poverty Persist

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Public housing developments across the city from the Rockaways in Queens, to the Lower East Side, to Red Hook, Brooklyn, were flooded by Sandy. Electrical systems and boilers remained underwater for days in some complexes. Many residents did not evacuate and endured dark, cold buildings for weeks. Today, the basics โ€“ heat, hot water and power โ€“ are back but many fixes are temporary.

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