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Will Older New Yorkers Be Ready for the Next Sandy? (video)

by Michael Shade Sandy disrupted more than just New York’s physical infrastructure. After the storm, hundreds of older residents living in high rises in the city’s hardest-hit areas found themselves stranded without utilities and, in many cases, access to medical care. Related Stories: New York’s Older Homeowners Still Vulnerable to Predatory Lending The Invisible Need […]

New York’s Older Homeowners Still Vulnerable to Predatory Lending
New York's Older Homeowners Still Vulnerable to Predatory Lending

by Michael Shade IT was one of the worst examples of predatory lending that the Brooklyn Neighborhood Improvement Association had ever seen. “Here’s an elderly couple – at that time they were in their 70s,” said Maurice Cole, the BNIA’s Senior Foreclosure Counselor, as he leaned forward in his desk chair. “They filled out an […]