Thursday, June 17, 2010

Looking at affordable homes in the East Village

A reader said that while she enjoyed gawking at the pricy condos with over-the-top amenities that I list on EV Grieve, I would be providing a valuble service by listing more affordble homes.

That's a good idea. So let's take a look!
























OK. I couldn't find any. Price is subjective, of course. Still. Not many or any bargains around.

9 comments:

WB said...

I'll take it! Oh.

Melanie said...

I actually waited for something to load. I guess I am still an optimist!!

Goggla said...

Haha, I'd laugh louder if it weren't so painfully true...

Lisa said...

Excellent sight gag, EV.

Bowery Boogie said...

if you stare long enough it might appear...?

EV Grieve said...

Yeah, it's funny for about two minutes.. think it just gets depressing.... I did find a few studios for $300K or so...

Lisa said...

$300K for an EV studio?!? Holy crap!

In 1980 the then-owner of 500 East 11th Street, on the SE corner of Avenue A, gut-rehabbed the building and was renting big one bedrooms for $300/month. We were all outraged at such blatant highway robbery...

Boy do I feel old!

Anonymous said...

the guy whio owns the building occupied by Doc Hollidays bought it for $1.00 U.S.

blueglass said...

the sad truth is that we are losing our communities - our neighborhoods - ourneighbors - to landlord greed. and as bad as it is for residential tenants commercial tenants have aabsolutely NO protections except for those spelled out in the lease. once that lease runs out it's the wild wild west and the landlord can charge whatever s/he wants. sometimes the courts will give some time for a move, but not always. and tenants in buildings with less than 6 residential units have very few rights, and none for a lease renewal.
welcome to the 21st century.