A Squatter’s Discourse

Spurred by the Bullet Space squat in Manhattan’s East Village making the transition to being a co-op, we find an interesting conversation on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show on squatting’s legitimate place in the housing field. The interview includes Andrew Reicher executive director of Urban Homesteading Assistance Board, Frank Morales an Episcopal priest and squatting and homelessness activist, and Rob Robinson of the Housing Campaign of Picture the Homeless.

Check it out:

For more reading, see Shelterforce’s piece on Picture the Homeless’ campaign to survey vacant properties in NYC. Also, read more here on Rooflines.

Matthew Brian Hersh served as senior editor at Shelterforce from March 2008 to October 2012. He studied English at Rutgers University and has spent his professional career in journalism, policy, and politics.


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