City launches $15M Sandy mold initiative

The money will be used to pay for mold supply kits and training sessions.

The money will be used to pay for mold supply kits and training sessions. (2/1/13)

BROOKLYN - Homeowners dealing with mold in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy are getting some help from the city.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Office is launching a $15 million initiative to help residents clean up mold, which can cause a host of respiratory problems if left untreated.

The funds will be used to pay for free mold supply kits and for training sessions to educate people on its removal.  

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