Bronx residents: Our building is in disrepair

A group of tenants living in an East 156th Street building say they're living in deplorable conditions that have become unbearable.The tenants say rats rummage

THE BRONX - A group of tenants living in an East 156th Street building say they're living in deplorable conditions that have become unbearable.

The tenants say rats rummage through their apartments, their stoves are a danger and bathroom walls are falling down.

"The cabinets are old and broken apart," says building tenant Carlton Palmer. "I have a stove where the heating control is broken and it's stuck on, which is a fire hazard."

Some residents say they plan on going to court to address the disrepair, but many say they simply want to move on to a better living situation.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A 21-year-old was critically injured after crashing his 1 21-year-old critically injured in crash on Bronx River Parkway
2 Neighborhood Brief for Feb. 26
Mount St. Michael wins CHSAA Archdiocesan title 3 Mount St. Michael wins CHSAA Archdiocesan title
A violent brawl captured on video Thursday night 4 City Island restaurant brawl captured on video
VIDEO: Scenes from fatal accident 5 VIDEO: Scenes from fatal accident

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE