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Lynne Patton is halfway through her month-long “hands on tour” of New York City public housing as she arrived at the Queensbridge Houses Monday night — the nation’s largest public housing development — insisting her presence will make a difference.

“This is not about change overnight,” Patton said. “It’s about permanent change for the long term. I’m getting a wish list from every single property that hopefully we can effectuate on the ground within six to eight months.”

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