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2 Years After Fire, Sunset Park Tenants Return Home to Frigid, Remodeled Apartments

A group of Sunset Park tenants can finally return home two years after a fire forced them out and their landlords dramatically reshaped their rent-stabilized apartments, according to a judge and the city’s buildings department.

From Gothamist:

A group of Sunset Park tenants can finally return home two years after a fire forced them out and their landlords dramatically reshaped their rent-stabilized apartments, according to a judge and the city’s buildings department.

But there’s still a big problem: Their homes lack heat or gas.

The utility shut-off is the latest setback for five families who first sued to get back into their rent-stabilized apartments on 43rd Street in December 2021, about two months after a first-floor fire forced them to leave the four-story walkup, Gothamist reported last year

 

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