Judge Blocks City-Sponsored Affordable Housing Project as Discriminatory » Next American City » Buzz

This piece originally ran on The New York World 

Manhattan State Supreme Court judge has halted a city-sponsored affordable housing development planned in Brooklyn, asserting it illegally excludes prospective black and Hispanic occupants. The ruling challenges the city’s routine practice of offering preferences for scarce low-cost apartments to residents of the community district hosting the project.

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About Bob Voelker

Head of the Munsch Hardt (Dallas law firm) Hospitality & Mixed Use Development Group, and former developer of affordable housing. I'm i
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