Lawsuits against Housing Authority surge as tenants seek speedy repairs

The number of tenants suing the New York City Housing Authority for repairs surged 40 percent between 2010 and 2011 and has nearly doubled in the last decade, as tenants suffering long waits to get leaks, crumbling plaster and other conditions fixed in their apartments seek to fast-track the arrival of maintenance crews. Tenants filed 1,248 […]

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