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Matt Yglesias at Vox weighs in on the controversy over the "poor door" at 40 Riverside Boulevard with a piece titled "In defense of the NYC 'poor door,'" and while the title is somewhat provocative, his main argument is less so: "The real victims of this policy dynamic are not the 55 families who'll enjoy discount rent on the Upper West Side. The real victims are every economically struggling New Yorker who doesn't get the discount. Currently, access to subsidized 'inclusionary' units in New York isn't just limited by income. Even families who are poor enough to qualify need to enter lotteries to try to get a place to live. There simply isn't enough housing to go around." [Vox.com; previously]

40 Riverside Boulevard

40 Riverside Boulevard, New York, NY 10069