Weekly Link Round Up

The weekly link roundup is a collection of links related to Newburgh, revitalization, urban planning and anything else that might inspire change or create dialogue. Photo by Brian Wolfe

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  • NHIAs, universal rent control and a tbtf funding a “housing study”…smells like the ‘Big Boxing’ of neighborhoods, imo. So which is it Newburgh…will you double down on the “disenfranchised city” meme and sell out to ivory tower $s and their community building or go forward on the “blooming place to live buzz” and process with the increasing private capital transplanting themselves into what they perceive as a turn key community?
    Despite all the big$ investments in Albany, the area has a 25-50% +- poverty rate. Something doesn’t jibe.
    Just because…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euMNVyuqmwo&list=RDovhytbQJf_k&index=6

    • You know the answer as well I do, Walt. These shiny objects are taxpayer funded paths to even more unaffordable housing and bigger profits for developers that won’t have to pick up the pieces when it all collapses. Politicians doing us “favors” with our own taxes as usual.