Archive for December 15, 2014
First c came the Poor Door, a separate entrance for lower-income residents, and now it’s been taken a step further with the Poor Porch.
The New City Borough of Queens, known for its affordable yet beautiful apartment buildings — compared to Brooklyn, which has recently been dubbed the most expensive place to live in the U.S. — has garnered national attention after owners of a new luxury apartment tower have been accused of fencing off the terraces of lower-income tenants.
Erin McFadzen purposefully chose her rent-stabilized corner luxury apartment rental unit because its wrap-around terrace. However, upon moving in, half of it was barricaded by what