It’s been four months since the super storm. And folks are still at loose ends or living in unhealthy conditions. The elderly living in mold infested homes. Kids getting sick from living without proper heat. The delay of aid is unthinkable, the suffering of Americans exacerbated by politics and bureaucracy.
If you could, you would probably want to tell whoever is in charge of housing them to get the job done, wouldn’t you?
Please follow the links and sign the petition in the email I pasted below.
Unbelievable. Four months after Hurricane Sandy devastated so many neighborhoods across New York City, over 2,000 hurricane victims are still homeless (I heard many of their stories during my run for City Council last month). These families want to move into permanent housing, but are being told that they don’t make enough to afford the “affordable” housing available.
Please help us push for safe, permanent housing for our New York neighbors in need. Sign our petition calling on U.S. Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan to immediately issue disaster housing assistance vouchers to those displaced by Sandy. Continue reading