Category: Case Studies & Inspiration.
Village Voice Covers Our September 28, 2015 Member Meeting

Village Voice

At our September 28th member meeting at The Middle Collegiate Church in East Village, the Village Voice was there, interviewing members Caroline Woolard, Rafael Jose, Drew Kiriazides, and Malaika Martin.

The story also covers the proliferation of groups that have similar objectives: cooperative real estate and permanent affordability.

“The REIC isn’t the only organization in New York working toward cooperative real estate goals. Founded in 1973, the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board has preserved over 1,700 buildings and created 30,000 home-ownership opportunities, while getting to know New York’s low-income co-op community. And in March, the community organizing project Greater Brooklyn formed

Our story told at Crain’s New York

Crain's New York

The NYC REIC story is told in Crain’s New York. The article discusses some of our organization’s inspirations including the Cooper Square Committee in East Village and Sure We Can in Bushwick in the battle to preserve affordable commercial space for small businesses and arts organizations.

“By forming the NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative, about 200 New Yorkers from diverse neighborhoods, professions, ethnicities and tax brackets hope to invest jointly in commercial property in areas where rents are rising rapidly, carving out permanently affordable space for community-based small businesses and cultural organizations…it would likely be the first of its kind

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