Op-Ed: Focused Housing Efforts Need to Address the City’s Aging Population

“The response to these buildings has been overwhelming: When East Clarke Place opened, VOA-GNY received 26,000 applications for 84 available units, including hundreds of handwritten notes. This is a clear sign that demand far outstrips availability — and that New York is failing its moral and financial responsibility to its senior population. We’re rapidly approaching an emergency and we need to act quickly.”

Read the full op-ed by VOA-GNY Executive Vice President and COO Julia Oliver and Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson in the Bronx Borough Times.

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