Thursday, April 12, 2012

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.

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