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CAAAV Statement on The Mayor’s Discussion of Affordable Housing at NYCHA

CAAAV Statement on The Mayor’s Discussion of Affordable Housing at NYCHA

In response to Mayor De Blasio’s comments on affordable housing in NYCHA: CAAAV members living in Queensbridge Houses are dismayed at the recent discussion by Mayor De Blasio and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) defending their plans to essentially sound the death knell of public housing in New York City. In a press conference held at Queensbridge on Monday August 24, Mayor De Blasio in answering questions, stated that the City plans to sell and/or lease public NYCHA land to create thousands of units, divided roughly into half market rate housing and half “affordable”... read more