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Mary Simkhovitch

Mary Simkhovitch

  • Goodbye-to-First-Generation-NYCHA

    photo: David Schalliol, from Affordable Housing in New York 

    Should NYCHA give up its controversial plan to generate revenue by adding mixed-income 50/50 percent (market/affordable) buildings at the Wyckoff Gardens and Holmes Towers public housing developments? Many residents and activists at these two sites dedicated for "infill" as