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REPORT RELEASE EVENT - Banking on Vacancy: Homelessness and Real Estate Speculation
This summer, we counted vacant property in all five boroughs.
On January 26th, we hope you'll join us as we release our SHOCKING FINDINGS.
Picture the Homeless presents the release of
Picture the Homeless partnered with the Hunter College Center for Community Development to develop and execute a count of vacant buildings and lots in 20 of NYC's 59 community boards. Our report, Banking on Vacancy, will reveal our findings in detail, but for right now here's a teaser:
NYC VACANT PROPERTIES COULD HOUSE EVERY HOMELESS PERSON... AND THEN SOME! These results show the outstanding amount of underutilized housing stock that is available in just a third of New York City! By pushing for rehabilitation of the existing vacant buildings the city could create jobs and house people immediately.
Please join us for the release of these historic findings.