NYCHA Reports on Heat and Hot Water Restorations

 

*** UPDATE*** NYCHA Reports on Heat and Hot Water Restorations


As of November 5 at 11:00 a.m.,  NYCHA reported that it has successfully restored heat and hot water to:


33   Developments (complete)


1   Development (partial)212 Buildings


19,664 Apartment Units


42,262 Residents


NYCHA has not yet been able restore heat and hot as a result of boiler systems suffering water damage and/or loss of electrical power to:


27   Developments (complete)


1  Development (partial)174 Buildings


14,901 Apartment Units


34,555 Residents


Restoration of Electrical Power -- water damage to NYCHA's and Con Edison's equipment resulted in a loss of electricity in several developments. To date, electrical service has been restored to:


48 Developments (complete)


5 Developments (partial)287 Buildings


26,364 Apartment Units


58,125 Residents


Electrical service remains to be restored at:


11 Developments (complete) 


5 Development (partial)


115 Buildings 9,112 Apartment Units 21,201


Residents' Restoration of Elevator Service:


To safeguard the Housing Authority's elevator fleet, NYCHA initially removed 399 elevators from service; all of these elevators were damaged by the storm. In addition, NYCHA's post-Hurricane Sandy assessment found another 300 elevators out of service due to impacts from the storm. To date, 493 of 699 have been returned to service, affecting:


49 Developments


11 Developments (partial)232 Buildings


23,582 Units


50,594 Residents


Elevator service remains to be restored at:


23 Developments


11 Developments (Partial)


111 Buildings


10,454   Units


23,225 Residents


On November 4, 2012, NYCHA distributed 7,400 Blankets: 2,550  Gowanus Community Center 2,500  Rutgers Community Center 1,350  O'Dwyer Gardens


On November 5, 2012, NYCHA will distribute additional Blankets: 3,200 Coney Island area 8,500 Far Rockaway area 1,500 Lower East Side area


These distribution runs will include other items such as MREs (meals ready to eat), water, diapers and baby formula.