NYCHA boilers damaged by Sandy will be replaced by FEMA

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New York City Housing Authority chair Shola Olatoye, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announce more funding to replace Sandy damaged boilers. (Photo by Charles Eckert)

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3/23/2014

By Ivan Pereira

Federal relief is on its way for NYCHA tenants who lost heating equipment during Superstorm Sandy.

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday FEMA will pay $100 million to replace destroyed and damaged boilers in 110 public housing buildings in Coney Island, the Rockways and the Lower East Side.

Schumer said the replacement process will begin sometime later this year.

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