Bertha Lewis, a housing advocate who supported the project, bid Mr. Goldstein “good riddance.”Hold on. Affordable housing depends on subsidies, not this project; that's why the Development Agreement, which the Times has chosen to ignore, offers the option to cite an Affordable Housing Subsidy Unavailability.
“Low- and moderate-income people had to wait years for housing while he obstructed the Atlantic Yards project,” she said.
And since when is Bertha Lewis merely a "housing advocate"? She represented ACORN when it signed the Affordable Housing Memorandum of Understanding with Forest City Ratner. And FCR later bailed out ACORN with a $1.5 million grant/loan.