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Priced Out: Stuyvesant Town and the Loss of Middle-Class Neighborhoods

Rachael A. "Woldoff, Lisa M. Morrison, and Michael R. Glass


On an average morning in Manhattan’s Stuyvesant Town housing development, birds chirp as early risers dash off to work, elderly residents enjoy a peaceful morning stroll, and flocks of parents usher their children to school. It seems an unlikely location for conflict and strife, yet this eighteen-block area, initially planned as middle-class affordable housing, is the site of an ongoing struggle between long-term, rent-regulated residents and newer, market-rate tenants instigated by new owners seeking to turn the middle-class community into a luxury commodity. Priced Out takes readers into thi ... More

Keywords: housing, community, Stuyvesant Town, renters, neighbors

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781479812462
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479812462.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rachael A. "Woldoff, author
West Virginia University

Lisa M. Morrison, author

Michael R. Glass, author