New Orleans: Seniors Left in Dark, Hot Facilities After Ida


Officials in New Orleans are promising thorough inspections of senior living apartments after finding elderly residents in deplorable conditions after hurricane ided tour through the region at least five seniors died inside privately run buildings that didn't have working generators residents who were in wheelchairs were trapped in upper floor units sweltering with no air conditioning and no electricity what we found was unacceptable and accountability will be across the board mayor latoya Cantrell promises a full investigation council member Kristen Palmer so some of the owners are tied into this loophole of independent living there like whoa whoa whoa it's our responsibility is independent living Mike it's not independent living if there's no power and you're in a wheelchair on the fourth floor and inspection strike team will be reviewing buildings in that category in New Orleans I'm Jackie Quinn

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