Let’s Make Public Housing Artsy Fartsy: “Are you an actor, artist, bartender,…

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"Are you an actor, artist, bartender, waiter, or a member of any other profession where you have low — or at least low reported — wages?" Well, if you make under $43,000 a year you can under certain circumstances qualify for an apartment in a real, live New York City housing project. Imagine the creative inspiration for the artist or writer or blogger who likes to provoke people to insane rage? "From Chelsea to the East Village, the projects are full of people in creative industries who worked the system to their advantage." [BushwickBK]For more stories from Curbed, go to curbed.com.

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