From a broken front door to no gas, Harlem senior building plagued by problems

HARLEM, Manhattan — Carl Joseph is worried for his 79-year-old mother and the dozens of other seniors who live at the Gaylord White Houses on 104th street in Harlem.

"Give us us some type of answers other than 'we are working on it.' These seniors are sitting ducks," Joseph said.

The problems starts at the front. It was broken and unlocked.

"It's like a prison door. We can't get out and the bad guys get in," said one resident who did not want to be identified.

Also, the building hadn't had gas since Sept. 25.

PIX11 News reached out to the NYC Housing Authority and the agency sprung into action. A spokesperson said they will be fixing the door immediately and they are working with ConEdison to restore gas as quickly as possible.

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