NY Governor: Thousands could soon need housing

Tens of thousands of people affected by superstorm Sandy could soon need housing as cold weather hits the state of New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo has said.

Cuomo said in a TV press conference almost a week after the storm hit the US East Coast that the fuel shortages are getting better but difficulties will persist for "a number of days."

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NY housing warning as cold hits

New York's political leaders warned that thousands could need to be re-housed as a cold snap hits the state. Near freezing temperatures are adding to the misery of communities devastated by superstorm Sandy across the east coast.