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What is Affordable Housing and Who is it For? - Shared screen with speaker view
Cathy Barreda
20:25
Please enter your name, where you're from/staying, how you know Bike and Build - thank you!
Marisa Rodriguez
20:39
Marisa Rodriguez, Brooklyn NY, P2SF'09
Casey eisenreich
20:53
Casey, in Brooklyn, NUS17, and I also work for Bike & Build
Marie Shier
20:58
Hiiiii- Marie from Portland, know Erik from middle school
Lily Goldberg
21:02
Lily from Philly. I work for B&B! SC2SC'15 + DW'17
Amber Schneider
21:03
Hi! Amber Schneider, Moscow, ID SUS '17
Erik Wright
28:24
You can also unmute yourself if you want to participate in Cathy's discussion!
Sofia Jensen
28:30
My landlord
Sofia Jensen
28:35
oops
Sofia Jensen
30:12
as students we pay about 200% of monthly income for rent to our landlords
Sofia Jensen
30:20
Thanks parents for supporting us
Marie Shier
30:54
I know in SF they use a percentage of median income to determine the ‘affordable’ part…but median rent there is crazy!!
Marie Shier
31:01
so the affordable housing isn’t affordable
Sofia Jensen
32:52
in NM there are a lot of campaigns for affordable housing, we have a new initiative for a tiny home village in one of the poorest neighborhoods of ABQ
Erik Wright
32:54
Hello all- technical difficulties! If you want to talk, just use Raise Hand and we'll turn your mic on
Ivan Marchena
33:24
Beth & Marie––same in NYC re: AMI, they also incorporate surrounding areas which tend to be wealthier
Erik Wright
37:08
Hi everyone- I'm giving everyone permission to talk so you can turn your own mics on if you want to jump in
Seth Wright
42:34
Hey all! If you want attendees to see your comments/questions, you need to change the "To" in chat to "All panelists and attendees"
Beth Haley
42:48
Noted, thank you!
Seth Wright
46:36
Question: Are there any mixed income housing communities in NYC?
Beth Haley
46:45
For public housing, is a voucher system a better approach?
Rachel Barron
47:39
Mine wasn't a question more of an observation. I knew a guy who was in construction and was building affordable housing units in Boston. he made a number of comments about how he thought it was ridiculous or surprising that the people living in said units had nice TV's and cars. Which in my mind was fairly narrow minded and speaks to how society tends to view affordable housing as for folks who are, generally POCs who can't afford anything at all, and would "be on the street" if they weren't given affordable housing. at least that's kind of the view he presented...that these folks were cheating the system because they were in AH units but still had a car / tv.
Skip Burns
47:41
When you say "major" are you including growing cities? Like Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, Charlotte, etc?
Seth Wright
50:23
Thanks!
Skip Burns
55:44
Ivan can you read it outloud?
Skip Burns
55:47
I cannot unmute
Skip Burns
55:49
:)
Lily Goldberg
57:03
can you speak to the physical architecture (specifically in NYC) that comes with mixed-income buildings that reinforce NIMBYism and separation?
Shenna Grady
57:15
I would love to hear your thoughts on rent ceilings
Skip Burns
57:19
not in my back yard
Lily Goldberg
57:23
I can't unmute!
Lily Goldberg
57:24
yes!
Lily Goldberg
57:30
yeah sorry :(
Erik Wright
58:04
I'm sorry about the mute/unmute issue! Raise your hand if you want to speak and I'll try giving you permission from my end
Lily Goldberg
58:22
Something I have learned about is referred to as "poor doors"
Rachel Barron
58:52
what is the name of the show?
Sofia Jensen
58:57
Show me a hero!
Rachel Barron
59:02
thanks!
Marissa Zhao
59:25
does Brooklyn legal services partner with other orgs that deal w affordable housing? and as the director of tenant rights in a legal consulting context, do you have any observations from your job's perspective on trends/patterns/systemic pinch points that maybe those other partnered/served affordable housing orgs have learned from to incorporate in their procedures to help those tenants who face legal discrimination?
Ivan Marchena
01:00:19
The Show I mentioned is called “Show Me A Hero” it’s an HBO miniseries. Three episodes, 2 hrs each. Does a great job touching on Affordable Housing from all aspects.
Marisa Rodriguez
01:00:33
It is now illegal
Rachel Barron
01:00:37
that's insane
Marisa Rodriguez
01:00:39
Here's the article on extell https://nypost.com/2016/01/17/poor-door-tenants-reveal-luxury-towers-financial-apartheid/
Marisa Rodriguez
01:01:12
Now the city requires affordable apts to be distributed both horizontally and vertically through the building
Marissa Zhao
01:07:52
I see, thanks!
Marie Shier
01:09:04
👏👏👏👏
Sofia Jensen
01:09:53
Can you speak to how COVID is impacting/will impact affordable housing? How can we all work as advocates and allies to tenants who are threatened by eviction?
Lily Goldberg
01:14:08
I can't unmute myself again, but thinking about COVID and the outcome that this may have for folks could be just a general better basic understanding of what it means to be rent burdened
Sofia Jensen
01:14:43
Hasan minhaj has a Patriot Act episode that touches on housing during COVID and the second wave of evictions once the courts close
Sofia Jensen
01:14:46
*open
Sofia Jensen
01:14:53
Its on Netflix!
Christa Wood
01:16:05
I have to hop off. but thank you all for sharing tonight!
Beth Haley
01:17:17
Same here - this was wonderful, thank you Cathy and Ivan!
Marie Shier
01:17:35
Thank you all!
Skip Burns
01:17:41
Thank You
Shenna Grady
01:17:47
thank you!
Skip Burns
01:17:50
great info and perspectives
Sean Banks
01:17:56
Thank you thank you, this was wonderful. Much appreciated.
Erik Wright
01:17:57
https://www.classy.org/campaign/bike-and-builds-annual-drivetrain/c269117
Sofia Jensen
01:18:01
Thank you!!!
Adam Fender
01:18:02
Thank you
Casey eisenreich
01:18:06
Thank you Cathy and Ivan, y'all are awesome!
Ivan Marchena
01:18:15
https://bikeandbuild.org/support/organization/
Ivan Marchena
01:18:25
Thank you all for joining us!