“East Harlem for sale, Part II” … there has never been and never will be an end to greed, will there?
East Harlem is being invaded by real estate developers…and several politicians are helping them.
Incredibly, the Speaker of the New York City Council appears to be on their payroll.
When she first ran for City Council, the core pledge of Melissa Mark-Viverito was to “stop the gentrification” of East Harlem, and save the area from “greedy developers.” But from the moment she acquired the Council speakership, Viverito has gone on a real estate rampage.
From 2005 until 2013 – for eight long years – she received only $2,800 from real estate developers. Then from December 2013 through 2016 – in less than three years – Viverito collected a whopping $172,000 (ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY TWO THOUSAND) from real estate developers, investors and contractors !
In the first eight years of her political career, less than 1 percent(0.88) of her campaign funds came from real estate sources…but over…
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