City building inspectors and firefighters raided a slew of illegal apartments in five Mott Haven homes yesterday, leaving dozens of families homeless without warning.
34 routed from illegal Mott Haven apartments
The noon raids displaced 34 people, including children, from the two-story brick homes at 416, 420, 430, 436 and 438 E. 142nd St., just off Willis Ave.
The American Red Cross was called to the scene to help families with temporary lodging.
Several of the one-family homes had as many as seven apartments inside.