Tenants at a Manhattan apartment building owned by the New York Archdiocese say they haven't had gas for over a month.
The residents held a meeting Friday night to discuss the problem.
They say their building at 131 Broome Street has been without gas
for more than 38 days, and the Archdiocese has been unresponsive to
their pleas for help.
Those we spoke with say they're particularly upset because the
building underwent a major renovation a few years ago.
"They did not fix the repairs at all," said one.
"They didn't even look at the gas pipes. So this is the result of
"I feel that it's disgusting that it's taken 38 days to take
care of this matter when it should have been done, you know when we
had the $97 million renovation," said another.
"If we were not minorities, this would never go this
long," said a third. "If it was the co-ops across the
street, those fancy co-ops, they would have had gas already."