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Posts tagged as “affordable housing”

With ‘Fran stories,’ deviled eggs and ‘Internationale,’ friends remember activist Frances Goldin

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Meet you by the purple bench. Friends and comrades of Frances Goldin, the legendary Lower East Side housing activist-turned-literary agent, gathered…

Two Bridges towers foes fight to stop buildings’ foundation work before 421a program ends in June

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | Just 24 hours after construction began on Chinatown’s future “megajail,” community groups and elected officials rallied together at 7 a.m. once…

‘A pretty good deal’: Knickerbocker Village T.A. co-leaders defend sale to L&M Development

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Opponents of the plan to sell Knickerbocker Village have made themselves heard loud and clear at two recent protests. They fear…

Competing visions for 5 World Trade Center: 100-percent affordable, ‘maximized’ affordable or 25-percent affordable

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | A 5 World Trade Center public hearing held on Jan. 13 was filled with developers, real estate insiders and representatives of…

City Council O.K.’s Soho/Noho rezoning; Opponents slam affordable housing pledge as ‘smoke and mirrors’

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Updated Thurs., Dec. 16, 1:30 p.m.: Local residents didn’t think it could be done. They prayed it wouldn’t be done. But…

State finally puts a price tag ($1 billion) on affordable 5 World Trade Center

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | At a Dec. 9 public forum, community members and local politicians alike got a clearer picture of what it would take…

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