The New York Times: Letter: Convert Offices to Affordable Housing


December 27, 2020

To the Editor:

Re “Hard Questions for a Midtown Left Withering” (front page, Dec. 11):

Converting office space into affordable residences would not only provide relief for landlords, but also help address New York City’s family homelessness crisis. We live in a city where most people in shelters are women of color with children. My daughter and I used to be among them. It took us a year and a half to get out and into stable housing.

Read the full letter here.

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