[Yonkers housing delegation]
Original Airdate: 9/23/1988
Item Type: newstape - edited story master
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Description : Abstract
Deborah Wang reports that a delegation of forty residents from Yonkers, New York, visited Boston to learn about the city's approach to public housing. Wang notes that the delegation from Yonkers toured Boston's model housing projects, which contain a mix of low-, middle- and upper-income units. Wang reports that the city of Yonkers is divided over the issue of mixed-income public housing and affordable housing. She reviews the public housing situation in Yonkers. Wang's report includes footage of the city of Yonkers and footage of the Yonkers delegation discussing housing at a meeting with Amy Anthony (Secretary of Communities and Development for the City of Boston). Charles Cola (Yonkers City Council), Anthony DiPopallo and JoAnne Gardner (Yonkers resident) talk about public housing in Yonkers and in Boston. Wang notes that Ray Flynn (Mayor of Boston) addressed the delegation about Boston's efforts to provide affordable housing for city residents. Wang's report includes footage of Flynn addressing the delegation. Wang's report also includes footage of the members of the delegation touring housing developments in Boston. Members of the delegation, including Peter Chema and Mel Ellen, talk about their impressions of the visit.
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Mission Hill (Boston, Mass.)
Yonkers (New York)
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News - Television
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