The Last Hotel-Bound Sandy Victims Face Eviction

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Kathy Lahey sifts through her damaged home for items to save November 4, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. With the death toll currently over 100 and millions of homes and businesses without power, the US east coast is attempting to recover from the effects of floods, fires and power outages brought on by Superstorm Sandy.NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 4: Kathy Lahey sifts through her damaged home for items to save November 4, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. With the death toll currently over 100 and millions of homes and businesses without power, the US east coast is attempting to recover from the effects of floods, fires and power outages brought on by Superstorm Sandy. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images) Photo: Allison Joyce/Getty Images2012 Getty Images

The vast majority of the 3,000 victims of Hurricane Sandy the city evacuated to hotels left months ago, but 350 or so still rely on city funds to keep a roof over their heads. Now the city wants them out by Oct. 1. The city says it's paying $16,300 a month each to house 165 households in hotels, and it wants those still reaping funds to move to homeless shelters. The people still displaced by the storm say housing remains scarce and expensive, and there aren't even rooms guaranteed in the shelters. Hurricane Sandy is still the worst.