So, a big-deal news conference takes place involving the nation’s housing secretary, a U.S. senator, several state and local pols, and numerous housing activists regarding one of the hottest populist issues in the city. Just who is going to steal tomorrow’s headlines?
Andrew Cuomo is taking the early lead, according to Web sites and blogs, since he discovered that David Bistricer, the winning bidder for Starrett City, was permanently banned from selling and offering co-operatives back in 1998. The Attorney General said he would enforce the ban should the developer try to convert any of Starrett City or build new for-sale units.
– Matthew Schuerman