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Housing Authority mistakenly sends eviction notices to tenants

In an embarrassing case of bureaucratic bungling, tenants at a public housing complex on the Lower East Side mistakenly received "termination" notices threatening eviction - even though they did nothing wrong. The New York City Housing Authority, citing a staffing shortage, admitted that annual financial statements filed manually by tenants at the Samuel Gompers housing development were never input into the agency's database last fall to recertify residency.

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