LOWER EAST SIDE – Council Member Margaret S. Chin released the following statement in response to NYCHA’s plans to restore gas at La Guardia Houses after the A and H lines at 280 Madison St. experienced a gas leak:

“Earlier this month, residents notified our office of a gas outage at 280 Madison at La Guardia Houses, impacting the residents of 32 apartments. Our office immediately reached out to the Resident Association to offer assistance and NYCHA for more information on the issue and updates on the repair process.

We received confirmation that gas will be restored by this Saturday. My office will continue to work with NYCHA to ensure that this timeline is kept so that residents can celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.

I thank the resident leaders and District Leaders Daisy Paez and Pedro Cardi for their hard work.

As we approach colder temperatures and increasingly unpredictable weather, my office is ready to help constituents with any gas, heat and water issues they face. I encourage residents experiencing heat or hot water issues to reach out to my office immediately for assistance.

This year, Call NYC listed Council Member Chin among the top Council Members for helping to resolve the most gas cases Citywide.