Second Encuentro

By Michael Gould-Wartofsky. Originally from Z Magazine/La Revista Z.

Dispatch from the Second Encuentro for Dignity and Against Displacement in El Barrio

Amid the global financial crisis, the private equity companies that once threatened to swallow up the last of Manhattans affordable housing stock may be on the road to mass extinction. And amid the political crisis in Albany, the politicians who promised rent reform may be on the road to nowhere.