Speaker Quinn Vows to Keep Park Slope and Carroll Gardens from Becoming 'Luxury' In State of the City

In her 2013 State of the City speech, City Council Speaker and Democratic mayoral frontrunner Christine Quinn focused on housing affordability—namely middle-class housing.

Ms. Quinn’s headline proposal is to “build 40,000 new middle-income affordable apartments over ten years.” It’s unclear what definition of “middle-income” she would use, but the Middle Class Squeeze report that she released earlier today defines middle class as “households with incomes between 100 percent and 300 percent of area median income.”
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Speaker Quinn Vows to Keep Park Slope and Carroll Gardens from Becoming 'Luxury' In State of the City