In Other News: Shelters Do Affect Property Values, Tolling Suggestions, Sanitation Pickups and more

In Other News: Shelters Do Affect Property Values, Tolling Suggestions, Sanitation Pickups and more
via RPA
  • Something I’ve been reading as we work on the homelessness stories –  why is homelessness such a big issue in California. Some of it is due to the single-family zoning. NY Daily News ran a piece recently arguing against it as well, using images from Ditmas Park’s mansions. I’m wondering though, as the super expensive developments take place – where is the new immigrant family to settle? The new rentals are small in addition to expensive and don’t really allow you to have the extended family all sharing space, many generations at a time. More on this another time.
  • Community Board 12 laments slack Sanitation pickups from Yeshivas in Borough Park on Twitter. A resident questions the many private functions that take place at them and the amount of garbage generated and improperly put out:
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