Metro IAF Continues to call out NYC mayor Bill De Blasio; Now backed by the NY Times editorial Board
Tawana Myers, a community activist from Brooklyn who lobbied the mayor for senior housing for years with the Metro Industrial Areas Foundation, said the city should simply honor its promise.
“We fought for this money,” she told The Times, recalling years of rallies. “We came out in the rain, in wheelchairs.”
It’s distressing that Mr. de Blasio and Mr. Johnson misled older, low-income New Yorkers, 200,000 of whom are on a waiting list for affordable housing. Story here.