Faith leaders working with Occupy Sandy on Hurricane Sandy relief efforts plan to converge on the residence of Mayor Michael Bloomberg to demand that the city provide temporary housing for those displaced by the storm or those living in unsafe conditions.
The rally in front of the mayor's office is expected to begin at 11 a.m. today.
As we reported Monday, elected officials say FEMA is considering renting empty apartments and housing those in need of safe refuge because of damage done to their homes by Sandy â€” especially in neighborhoods in the Rockaways.
Housing conditions are deteriorating in the communities on the peninsula as mold continues to grow unchecked in many homes, while still others remain without heat and power.
Grassroots groups have been protesting the lack of temporary housing for weeks now and the movement seems to be growing....