The New York City Housing Authority’s plan to build private market-rate housing in an Upper West Side affordable housing complex has sparked widespread opposition among residents and local politicians over the last few months.
Enoch, a candidate for City Council in District 7 and current member of Community Board 11, has lived much of his life straddling two worlds: a wealthier, predominantly white one and a lower-income community largely made up of people of color.
Public housing advocates are criticizing City Council candidate Marc Landis for his professional ties to real estate developer Tahl Propp Equities, a company that critics say works against the cause of increasing and improving low-income housing.
At Monday night’s University Lecture—a semiannual address that honors the research and work of a chosen faculty member—Woodford, a professor of political economy who the Washington Post called “the greatest monetary economist of his generation,” discussed how communication from the Federal Reserve impacts the economy.
The forum, held around the corner from Columbia at the Bank Street College of Education, attracted a large turnout of club members, who will vote to endorse a candidate on May 9.
Through participatory budgeting, residents propose and vote on projects to receive extra funding. This year, 1,780 residents voted in Mark-Viverito’s district, which includes Manhattan Valley and East Harlem, on how to allocate $1.9 million.
At a meeting Thursday night, NYCHA representatives once again dealt with a hostile crowd that attacked a proposal to build private developments.
Jerrold Nadler, CC '69, served as the lead House sponsor of the Respect for Marriage Act to overturn the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act and helped file the congressional amicus brief on behalf of plaintiff Edie Windsor, his constituent.
Over 200 residents of the Upper West Side public housing complex voiced their complaints about a plan to build private developments at a meeting that became so rowdy police were called.
Locals say the New York City Housing Authority is not being open about its plans to build four apartment buildings on parking lots in the Upper West Side public housing complex.
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