Brokers and lenders convinced drivers to take out risky loans they ultimately could not afford. But drivers and their allies say the city, too, profited from the industry’s downfall.
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The building at 299 Troutman Street has eight units with only four units being utilized. The other four units sit burned and empty on the third and fourth floors after a 2008 fire.
‘There are advocates who are staunchly opposed to building new facilities. While these advocates and I share many of the same values and goals, there is only one realistic and truly just pathway forward — the building of borough-based jails.’