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3 Reasonable Questions About EBALDC’s Segregated Housing Proposal

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In case you missed it,

all the public pressure to ‪#‎SaveE12th‬ from a luxury condo tower appears to have pushed our opponents to a new low.

Proposing SEGREGATED HOUSING.

Thanks to our organizing for ‪#‎PublicLandforPublicGood‬ (which now includes our own community-sourced proposal for 100% affordable housing), the luxury tower team has been forced to include affordable units in their proposal for the land, as well.

And this is how they decided to do it.

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Yes, you are seeing that correctly. Still a luxury tower… plus a small box of affordable units kneeling humbly down below.

It’s New York’s infamous “poor door” — now banned, and rightly so — times a thousand.

In light of this development, I have a few questions.

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