New York CIty Council Member Ben Kallos

PIX11 ‘It’s not fiction, it’s a horror story’: LES residents living in tiny apartment halfway between floors by Maggie Hickey

‘It’s not fiction, it’s a horror story’: LES residents living in tiny apartment halfway between floors

gs Department said in a statement. "Tenants living in truncated and windowless dwelling units like this poses an extreme hazard to their safety, as well as the safety of their neighbors, and first responders – a hazard that cannot be tolerated in our city.”

All the residents who had been living in the illegal, subdivided apartments have been offered emergency housing by the Red Cross. The landlord is facing fines of up to $144,000.

 

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