The deadly gas explosion in East Harlem three years ago represented a worst case scenario. Con Edison’s settlement of more than $150 million with New York signals an increased city-wide focus on gas leaks. One residential building in West Harlem has been without gas since November, after one call led to extreme precaution. Hannah Long-Higgins has the story.
Mayor de Blasio just announced a new task force to support tenants who want to press criminal charges against their landlords. Adélie Pontay decided to find out exactly what this means for New Yorkers.