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Brooklyn mom survives domestic abuse only to have to cut through city red tape

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BROOKLYN, N.Y. — A mother of four is at risk of being kicked out of a Brooklyn shelter for domestic abuse survivors. Unsure of where she will live next month, she reached out to PIX11 News for help.

Stacey Lindsay, 35, has been on a waiting list with the New York Housing Authority for years.

"I was abused and now I feel the system does not work. I need help," she said, near tears.

She said it takes courage to live through an abusive relationship, but getting a affordable place to live through the city is tough.

"I cry on the bus. I don't want my girls to see me cry," she said.

PIX11 News reached out to the Housing Authority.

A spokesperson tells us Lindsay is on a waiting list and could qualify for a domestic violence waiver.

PIX11 News will stay on her case.