Good NYDN Article on Inaccessible Public Housing in the Bronx
The article begins:
A tenant leader at Soundview Houses is fuming over the city’s refusal to work with her to make the complex handicapped-accessible.
Mary McGee, the tenant association president, says she can’t leave her building or even check her mail alone since a recent surgery temporarily confined her to a wheelchair. Two steps in the lobby, between the elevators and the front door, strand her inside unless neighbors lift her over them.
”I’m a prisoner in my own home,” the petite and typically energetic woman said Wednesday.