Woman with cerebral palsy has been waiting over a year for NYCHA to move her to a wheelchair-accessible apartment

A Harlem woman with cerebral palsy has spent more than a year waiting for the New York City Housing Authority to move her to a wheelchair-accessible apartment

Right now she's in a two-bedroom apartment. She actually wants a smaller one that's easier for her to get around in.

There's also a lot of damage in her current apartment, especially in the kitchen and bathroom.

A NYCHA spokesperson said the vacancy rate is less than 1 percent, that translates into 187 vacant apartments across the city in NYCHA. NYCHA also tells PIX11 they are looking into the transfer request and taking action to do repairs in their apartments.

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