Author: Megan Conn


In Changing Harlem, A Homegrown Vision for Affordable Housing

Ed Poteat at his office in Harlem. Those who grew up in Harlem’s rougher years may hardly recognize the neighborhood today, now home to an American Eagle, Whole Foods, and a lot more white people. While some criticize gentrification, others see a brighter side – including Ed Poteat, 47, an […]


No Room for Low-income Seniors in New Affordable Senior Housing Initiative

Vicki Been, Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development and former Commissioner of the Department of Housing and Preservation, speaks at a Crain’s Business Breakfast Forum on Sept. 10 (Megan Conn) Three years after its introduction, a city program aimed at incentivizing real estate developers to build more affordable apartments […]