Nadler, Velázquez, Maloney call for federal housing money

Three Democratic Brooklyn lawmakers, U.S. Reps. Jerrold Nadler, Nydia Velázquez and Carolyn Maloney joined tenants, housing groups and advocates for a press conference outside the Alfred E. Smith Houses in lower Manhattan on Oct. 2 to talk about the health risks New York City Housing Authority tenants are facing as a result, the elected officials said, of decades of federal disinvestment.

Brooklyn has several NYCHA housing developments.

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