Graduation Date

Fall 12-16-2016

Grading Professor

Lisa Armstrong

Subject Concentration

Business & Economics

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


This story is a look at the process of applying for affordable housing through lotteries set up by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation & Development. The story follows Chris Kelly, a 36 year-old freelance writer and personal assistant, through the process of applying through the lotteries and eventually through the final stages of securing an affordable apartment.

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