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New York City Housing Authority Agrees to Address Mold, Contributor to Asthma Epidemic

New York City Housing Authority Agrees to Address Mold, Contributor to Asthma Epidemic

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2013

On New Year’s Eve last year, Rossana de la Cuadra wasn’t celebrating. She was in the hospital with her six-year-old daughter, Amanda Santos, who was experiencing yet another severe asthma attack. An inspection of the family’s apartment, in the city-owned Van Dyke building in East New York, Brooklyn, revealed a possible threat to Amanda’s health: heavy mold growth in the bathroom and moisture on the walls, including in Amanda’s bedroom. (click link for more)

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