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The Plan That Could Fend Off Real Estate: Frances Goldin and the Cooper Square Committee

by Whitney Kimball on May 13, 2014
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After fifty years of fighting, the Cooper Square Committee has finally enabled people to buy their New York apartments for as little as $250 per unit. I speak with the Committee’s last surviving co-founder Frances Goldin, about community land trusts, the East Village, and not quitting.

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Another Housing Solution: Fill the Apartments

by Whitney Kimball on April 24, 2014
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New York City has enough vacant buildings and lots to house all of its homeless, and many more.

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