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Bronx woman ordered to stop calling 311 with complaints about horrible conditions in her subsidized housing — or risk losing her apartment

Keep your mouth shut, and you can stay put.

That’s the loud-and-clear message a social services provider sent to a Bronx mother of three when it made her promise to stop calling the city’s 311 help line with gripes about her heat-less, rodent-filled subsidized apartment.

Iesha Poindexter told the...

Iesha Poindexter inside her three-year-old son, Ramel Huggins's, bedroom in her apartment at 4453 White Plains Road, where she and her family have been dealing with heating and mice issues, in the Bronx, New York, Thursday, November 7, 2019. ...