Friday, July 24, 2009

Housing Advocates and Activists Arrested After Occupying East Harlem Lot

Inspired by the Depresion-era “Hoovervilles” and by the Lower East Side squatters of the 1980s, the advocacy group Picture the Homeless organized yesterday the occupation of an empty lot on East 115th Street as a protest against the shortage of affordable housing ... read more here, here, and here

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