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MTA To Pay Residents Who Will Be Briefly Displaced by 2nd Avenue Subway Project

  2ND AVENUE SUBWAY  
  MANHATTAN COMMUNITY DISTRICT 01     MANHATTAN COMMUNITY DISTRICT 03  
  MANHATTAN COMMUNITY DISTRICT 06     MANHATTAN COMMUNITY DISTRICT 08  
  MANHATTAN COMMUNITY DISTRICT 11  
June 22, 2010
The New York Times

Residents living in one of twenty-eight apartment buildings near the 2nd Avenue subway construction are being offered a month in a luxury hotel or a stipend ranging from $5,000-9,000 to leave their apartments while the Metropolitan Transportation Authority enhances their buildings. The buildings in their current state cannot withstand the underground construction. The subway line is slated to open by the end of 2016.