The Right to the City-NYC, a coalition of
examination of the number of vacant condominium buildings in 10 community
districts across the city a number not exhaustive, but they say has surpassed
count is the latest halted or stalled development inventory, which follows
counts by New York Magazine and WNYCs Brian Lehrer. Their numbers are below.
Out of the districts they looked at (which did not include the severely stalled
group canvassed formerly development prone neighborhoods looking for stalled
developments to encourage the city to do more to create affordable housing.
Despite Council Speaker Christine Quinns proposal to convert some of these
empty luxury units into affordable housing, the coalition says that is not
enough. As part of their agenda, they want to see the city purchase stalled
developments and possibly warehouse spaces and convert them into affordable
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