Residents in apartment complex on 214th Street say they’ve been without heat for months

Some residents in Williamsbridge say they're not sure how they're going to eat during the upcoming holidays because they've been without gas for three months

Some residents say they've stopped paying rent in protest.

Some residents say they've stopped paying rent in protest. (10/16/13)

THE BRONX - Some residents in Williamsbridge say they're not sure how they're going to eat during the upcoming holidays because they've been without gas for three months now.

Tenants say a complex of about 70 apartments stretching down 214th Street has been without gas and heat for months. With the cold weather and holidays approaching, they say there's only so much more they can take.

Some residents say they've stopped paying rent in protest, which they hope will get the landlord's attention.

October is the official start of "heating season," meaning that building owners are required to provide heat and gas to maintain certain temperatures in their tenants’ apartments.

News 12 called and left messages for Wilson Estates, the management company of the complex, but has not heard back yet.
 

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