Our mission to merge community advocacy and real estate investment to preserve permanent affordability is featured today over at Upworthy.
“Historically, New York has served as one of the greatest hotbeds for creativity in the country. It’s where people like legendary musicians David Byrne and Patti Smith became, well, legends. But since that heyday, Byrne and Smith have gone public about how the city’s focus on catering to the wealthy and ever-rising rents — on studio spaces, living spaces, and community space — are closing the door on creativity and culture in New York…
Enter: The NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative (NYC REIC), organized by a group of local residents, artists, and activists.”
Read the full article here.