News NYCHA boilers damaged by Sandy will be replaced by FEMA New York City Housing Authority chair Shola Olatoye, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announce that residents currently living in NYCHA buildings that have temporary boiler systems due to damage from Superstorm Sandy, will be receiving new boilers in their building paid for by FEMA, during a press conference on Sunday, March 23, 2014. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert By IVAN PEREIRA firstname.lastname@example.org @IvanPer4 Updated March 23, 2014 8:07 PM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email Federal relief is on its way for NYCHA tenants who lost heating equipment during Superstorm Sandy. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday FEMA will pay $100 million to replace destroyed and damaged boilers in 110 public housing buildings in Coney Island, the Rockways and the Lower East Side. Schumer said the replacement process will begin sometime later this year. By IVAN PEREIRA email@example.com @IvanPer4 Ivan has been a staff reporter with amNewYork since May 2012 and covers breaking news, politics and enterprise stories. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.