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NYC Mayoral Candidates Whiff on Brooklyn Housing Price Question

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

A home in Brooklyn for $100,000? Maybe 40 years ago.
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Two NYC mayoral candidates think the median home in Brooklyn sells for less than $100,000. Only Yang guessed correctly

Two NYC mayoral candidates think the median home in Brooklyn sells for less than $100,000. Only Yang guessed correctly

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement A pair of Democratic New York City mayoral candidates offered drastically low estimates when asked about the median housing price in Brooklyn.
Ex-Citigroup executive Ray Donovan estimated that the middle figure was around $80,000 to $90,000. Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan guessed $100,00. Both were wrong - by some $800,000.
The question from Mara Gay of The New York Times editorial board took the pulse of how familiar the candidates are with the Big Apple's affordable housing crisis.
"In Brooklyn, that number has gone up now," McGuire...
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