and Ray McGuire
, two competitors in the race for New York City
mayor, drastically belittled the middle cost of homes in Brooklyn during interviews with The New York Times article load up distributed Tuesday.
McGuire, a previous Citigroup leader, speculated that homes in the ward cost "some place in the $80,000 to $90,000 territory." Donovan, who was secretary of Housing
and Urban Development under President Barack Obama
, replied with "around $100,000."
The real middle home cost in Brooklyn is around $900,000, as indicated by land appraisers.
The erroneous reactions have prodded analysis that neither one of the men thinks enough about the existences of ordinary individuals to lead the country's most populated city, particularly since rising lodging costs have made an emergency for low-and working class residents. (People
likewise derided Donovan's clarification for his mistaken answer ― that he "misjudged the inquiry.")
, a tech industry money
manager additionally competing for the selection, was reprimanded in February when he made a withdrawn remark about his family moving
away from New York City during the pandemic
"Would you be able to envision attempting to have two children
on virtual school in a two-room condo, and afterward attempting to take care of job yourself?" Yang said in a meeting at that point. Numerous families in the city live in squeezed lodging, regularly imparting little condos to a few relatives.
Yang, nonetheless, accurately addressed the publication board's inquiry regarding the middle lodging cost in Brooklyn.
The Democratic essential started with a packed field, yet less than 10 up-and-comers currently have a practical shot at winning.