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‘It Keeps Getting Uglier’: As True Costs of HQ2 Scam Emerge, Public Housing and School Offices Getting the Boot to Make Room for Amazon

November 17, 2018

As the article says:

“…it’s possible many believed Amazon’s sweetheart headquarters deal with the Empire State couldn’t get any worse.”

But it did! The new HQ will displace 1,000 public education offices which will need to be relocate to a site that will undoubtedly have higher rents and… get this… a public housing project for 1500 residents will be scrapped! As Daniel Altschuler, Make the Road Action, said, this is

“Nothing short of scandalous: trading affordable housing for giveaways to the world’s richest man.”

Source: ‘It Keeps Getting Uglier’: As True Costs of HQ2 Scam Emerge, Public Housing and School Offices Getting the Boot to Make Room for Amazon

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