What is Affordable Housing?

New Yorkers are reacting to the early efforts of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s new, high-profile affordable housing plan.  De Blasio’s requirement that two new residential towers in Brooklyn Bridge Park include 30% affordable units is receiving particular attention.  Nixon Peabody’s Deborah VanAmerongen joined WNYC’s All Things Considered to help New Yorkers understand what is meant by “affordable housing.”  The broadcast is available at: