Councilmember Mathieu Eugene’s Real Estate Woes

Councilmember Mathieu Eugene’s Real Estate Woes
Mathieu Eugene

City Councilmember Mathieu Eugene, whose District 40 covers a few blocks in our area, faced questions about his residency in 2007, when he had to run (and win) twice after it emerged that he lived in Canarsie, not in his district.

Running for reelection this year, his residency is still in question, and Ditmas Park Corner hears from neighbors at his Argyle Road apartment in the district, as well as from neighbors of his Canarsie building. People in both neighborhoods still say he lives there. What’s more, he enjoys extraordinarily cheap rent from a notorious landlord on Argyle Road — but he sometimes doesn’t pay rent at all.

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