teach a man to squat, and he’ll be housed illegally till police get around to throwing him out.
It’s breaking and entering for dummies.
Picture the Homeless, a Bronx nonprofit that has received at least $240,000 in taxpayer money in the last five years, is giving a crash course on squatting — and city-owned buildings are a prime target.
Two weeks ago, board member Andres Perez held a teach-in on how to wrest “control” of vacant apartments. He called it “homesteading.”
“The best time to enter a building is in the late hours,” he advised a group of about 20, who gathered in front of the half-empty East New York, Brooklyn, housing complex Arlington Village.
“You make sure you have your proper tools. You remove the chains and padlock, and then you go in.”
Hey, Obama said everyone should have at least a year of post-high school education, right?