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New York City Forced To Pay 2 Billion In Settlements Over The City's Housing Authorities' Multiple Violations

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 11: Garbage piles up outside of public housing in Brooklyn on June 11, 2018 in New York City. In an announcement today made public by Manhattan U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman, New York City will pay $2 billion to settle claims of corruption and mismanagement at the nation's largest public housing agency known as NYCHA. Investigators claim that water leaks,holes in walls, lead paint, mold, malfunctioning elevators and rats were a part of daily life for the thousands of residents living in public housing. The deal also calls for the appointment of a monitor to oversee the city-run public housing authority during the 10-year span of the agreement. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
New York City Forced To Pay 2 Billion In Settlements Over The City's Housing Authorities' Multiple Violations
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