How You Can Get Your Piece of the Affordable Housing Pie [VIDEO]

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Last week, the Avant-Garde Network hosted a conversation around affordable housing, and how it impacts communities of color.

“We think it’s very important that people in our community not only have access to the information, but hear from the people that do the work daily,” said Adeola Adejobi, founder of the Avant-Garde Network.

Titled “Gentrification: How to Make Affordable Housing More Affordable,” the panel took place at Fordham Law School on April 26. It touched on the current state of affordable housing in New York City, the impact of the proposed Trump funding cuts, and solutions.

AVANT- GARDE PRESENTS: A CONVERSATION ON GENTRIFICATION from Avant-Garde Network on Vimeo.

Panelists included:

  • Kendrick Harris, Esq., managing partner of the Harris Law Group PLLC. Harris began his career with the New York State Attorney General’s Office within the Real Estate Finance and Investor Protection bureaus. Before founding his own firm, he worked as a senior associate at the law firm of Goldstein Hall, where he focused on general real estate law, affordable housing, and community development.
  • Francilia Wilkins, executive director of the New York Real …read more      

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