Residents: Mold causing health issues in Mott Haven houses

Residents in the Mott Haven houses say floor-to-ceiling mold in apartments is becoming hazardous to their health.Residents in the Mitchell Housing complex say several of

THE BRONX - Residents in the Mott Haven houses say floor-to-ceiling mold in apartments is becoming hazardous to their health.

Residents in the Mitchell Housing complex say several of them have developed allergies or asthma-related conditions from the mold. They say the mold is covering walls, ceilings and floors throughout the building.

The building currently has 15 open building violations. Frustrated residents say they need to get rid of the mold before it becomes worse.

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