“The mayor should be embarassed,” said Goldenberg bundled up in three layers of clothes, sitting in her pitch black home. “In two weeks, Russia could restore a city. In New York City, they can’t even repair a house.”
Brighton Beach resident Mya Zabilotskaya, 78, choked back tears when asked why she has spent 18 days without power, heat, or hot water in 145 Seabreeze Avenue apartment.
Zabilotskaya’s neighbors said the building’s management company doesn’t want to dole out cash to fix the flooded basement electrical system.
“I’m without wash for three weeks. I sleep with all my clothes at night,” said Zabilotskaya. “I have no refrigerator. I can’t even buy food. I won’t survive.”
Seniors in Sea Rise Apartments, a low-income and working-class housing complex on the western tip of Coney Island, are surrounded by mold.
“Where am I going to go? Into a shelter?” said Oleksandra Kurovska, 62,” whose first-floor apartment flooded leaving dark spores all over her walls. “It’s terrible.
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