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property values
property values
3 years ago

you don’t want housing costs to go down because of higher crime…great, now you can afford the house that you are afraid to move into

To # 11
To # 11
3 years ago

Where would you propose they sleep? Can you provide an alternative source of shelter for them? Just thank G-d you’re not in their shoes! You can read any number of stories where wandering Jews have always sought shelter and were welcomed to stay in shuls for hundreds of years!

770
770
3 years ago

We should first get rid of all the homeless that sleep in 770 on a nightly basis!

Gam zu
Gam zu
3 years ago

It’ll bring down property values

Agree with number 8
Agree with number 8
3 years ago

Why couldnt they wait until after Pesach for there to be more of a showing from the community??

Right before Pesach?!
Right before Pesach?!
3 years ago

I’m sure if event was done not on 11 Nissan and right b fire Pesach, Jewish attendance at meeting would be 750% greater

Who
Who
3 years ago

Who is owner of building???

Where are our "leaders"
Where are our "leaders"
3 years ago

Why wasn’t the community there protesting? We wonder why no one takes us serious, including those that are supposedly representing us. Jews wake up. Those that we thought were there for us, are there for themselves……look at the facts. Our leaders are getting buildings from the city for their personal gain while the rest of is continue to believe that they are taking care of this community

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

It is not just young couples or young families that cant afford the rent in CH, it is also the seniors that have been here for years and there rents just keep on going up

Yaakov "yes we can" Berman
Yaakov "yes we can" Berman
3 years ago

Ty to Yaakov for defending our right and needs. we need more people like him!

divide
divide
3 years ago

it would be good if at least they give half of the building to the CH community new couples or young families that can’t afford renting in CH

home
home
3 years ago

would they put in jews who are homeless? there are many lubavitchers who are homeless, or the verge of being homeless.

yossi stern
yossi stern
3 years ago

Yaakov Berman, sorry I could not make it, here are a few questions, which you may already have. 1. Who owns the building. 2. Is the building leased to another entity. 3. Who decides where to place ppl in shelters for permanent housing. 4. CH as it is, barely has any new housing for low income tenants who currently live in CH and in desperate need of these types of apts. 5. Why would the city consider bringing additional residents to CH, when we already have a housing crises with out these additional ppl. 6. If need be, have you… Read more »

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