NYC Mayor Addresses Homelessness And Affordable Housing At Bed-Stuy Town Hall Meeting

HRA Commissioner Steven Banks also makes an appearance.

I will be analyzing a lot of what was said at this event topic-by-topic on this blog…Stay tuned.


What Does Captain America Have To Say About Housing In Brooklyn?

Falcon and Captain America
It seems like housing in Brooklyn, New York isn’t even affordable for superheroes. In Avengers: Age of Ultron, released in 2015, Captain America and Falcon had the following conversation:

SAM WILSON AKA FALCON: You find a place in Brooklyn yet?
STEVE ROGERS AKA CAPTAIN AMERICA: I don’t think I can afford a place in Brooklyn.


Where Is The Most Expensive Place To Live In America?

Brooklyn Bridge 4
This year, Brooklyn has been declared “the most unaffordable housing market in America.” Statistics declare that a Brooklyn household that brings in an income of $833 a week (Brooklyn’s reported median household income according to the New York Daily News) would have to spend 98% of that income to be able to live in a median priced house in Brooklyn.