A recent Patch article explores the “deplorable and unlivable conditions” at 273 Lee Ave in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The residents of the building, many of whom have lived there for decades, tried repeatedly to have the necessary repairs made but received either no response or intentionally shoddy work. The experiences detailed in the article are all too familiar for many families across the country, and particularly in Brooklyn, NY. Read more below:

http://patch.com/new-york/williamsburg/photos-williamsburg-tenants-suing-their-discriminatory-landlord-document-their