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Prodigalson, do you remember the stores along Belmont Avenue selling dry goods, eggs, and pickles? (maybe not all in the same store)
@prodigalson - You are not the only one looking at Broadway Junction: http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20140923/REAL_ESTATE/140929990/dismal-bronx-brooklyn-areas-have-potential
What would it take to have a board dedicated to East New York ?
When I first moved to brooklyn a decade ago to start teaching I was making like 38k. I would have loved an apartment building for other teachers/city workers who make enough to survive but not a lot. other cities have such programs to get people with such jobs to live in less-desirable areas.
These income limits are pretty low."Thousands will enter, 223 will win"
The costs of housing in NYC are now so expensive, that tenants who previously could afford to move out of NYCHA are staying put.