Posted by: Ray Brescia | October 28, 2015

A Successful Legal and Political Effort to Preserve Affordable Housing in NYC

This week, a deal was announced to preserve a large chunk of the quality housing in the center of Manhattan, Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village, as affordable housing.  The story of the battle over this housing project really began in the mid-2000s as speculators sought to convert the housing, which was originally built for middle class families, into luxury, expensive housing.

Read about the latest developments in this ongoing housing saga, read here.

For an overview of the legal battle to fend off the original developers, read here.

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