Gotham Gazette

The Place for New York Policy and politics

Citizens Union

The Eye-Opener

Headlines: Hundreds of Homes to be Demolished; Council's Redistricting Map Approved

Posted by on
  • Font size: Larger Smaller
  • Print
  • PDF

About 200 homes that are so damaged they endanger public safety and other buildings nearby will need to be bulldozed, the Buildings Department said on Sunday. That is in addition to that 200 houses already destroyed by the storm. They are also inspecting nearly 500 other damaged structures the could be razed as well. The department said that “only a very small number” of the buildings slated for demolition were at risk of being razed without notice. Officials offered “as much assistance as possible” to homeowners, including aid for demolition costs. The homes slated for removal are located in Breezy Point, Belle Harbor and Rockaway Beach in Queens; South Beach, Midland Beach and Fox Beach on Staten Island, and Gerritsen Beach in Brooklyn.

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner
  • No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment

Leave your comment

Guest Sunday, 14 February 2016