Tenants: Carey Gardens Houses have been without gas for nearly 3 months

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Tenants in NYCHA's Carey Gardens Houses have been without gas for nearly three months, making everyday life for those who live there difficult.
 
Tennats are calling on NYCHA to fix the gas outage and say they have been dealing with this issue all summer.
 
NYCHA gave the tenants a single hot plate to use for cooking, but some say the hot plates are hard to cook on and they break easily. Tenants say they are forced to go to restaurants or get takeout, which is an added expense.
 
Local leaders are urging NYCHA officials to visit Coney Island to see the issues that tenants are dealing with firsthand.
 
"We just want answers. We simply want to know when are the residents of Carey Gardens going to get their gas back on," said Brooklyn Assemblywoman Mathylyde Frontus.
 
NYCHA releasing a statement saying, "While we understand gas service interruptions are inconvenient, we also want to ensure our residents' safety as we work to restore service as quickly as possible."
 
A NYCHA spokesperson also said that restoring the gas service involves multiple partners, steps, and is a matter of public safety. A NYCHA representative also added that staff are currently scheduling to replace the affected gas risers.
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