Eleven years ago, Shelevya Pearson brought her newborn daughter Sakajawia home. Now, Shelevya claims that NYCHA’s poor maintenance has played a role in her daughter’s health conditions. With children hospitalizations for asthma being higher in Brownsville than the rest of NYC, their story is not uncommon. Find out more here: #HousingCrisis
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