Gothamist: NYCHA Residents Endure Quarantine Without Cooking Gas

There’s no quarantine baking for the residents of 303 Vernon.

That’s because the NYC Housing Authority building in Bed-Stuy has been without cooking gas since March 30th, and there‚Äôs no clear timeline for it to be restored. Denene Witherspoon, the president of the Tenant Association, said she was told it could be six more weeks. In the meantime, the 576 residents have been given one hot plate to cook on per unit, regardless of whether one person lives there or eight.

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