Hunts Point family says water gushed into apartment

HUNTS POINT - A Hunts Point family says water flooded into their home Wednesday, causing a ceiling to cave in and leaving behind lingering leaks.

Shirley King, who lives at 1327 Seneca Ave., says warm water began gushing into her apartment from four different places. ?It was like we were in a lake,? she says.

According to King, the family has complained for years about leaks in the apartment because shoddy work by maintenance workers has not fixed the problem.

?They don't repair it decently [and] don't reimburse you for anything,? she says.

The landlord of the building says he?ll have the problem fixed, but doesn?t plan to reimburse the King family for any damage.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Interview with former Suffolk County Executive Steve 1 VIDEO: Interview with former Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy
VIDEO: Interview with SUNY Old Westbury President Dr. 2 VIDEO: Interview with SUNY Old Westbury president
Bronx residents have long complained about long lines, 3 The Buzz: Post office problems
Amtrak says it plans to fix the aging 4 Plan to fix Penn Station problems could affect LIRR riders
5 Bronx Sportscast, April 27

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