New York officials say they want the remaining families living in hotels a year after Hurricane Sandy to be able to re-establish their lives. That might not be possible, however, because a decrease in the housing stock has led to rent increases, says the administrator of the nonprofit New York Disaster Interfaith Services. "Many were renters. And many want to stay in [the] neighborhood where their jobs and families or support systems are located," Peter Gudaitis said. "The reality is they won't be able to."
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