The New York Times reports on how Amazon, if it indeed builds a headquarters in Long Island City, N.Y., will work out as a neighbor to a massive public housing project where the majority of residents collect welfare.

Until recently, the most important thing to know about Amazon for residents of the Queensbridge Houses, the country’s largest public housing project, was that any packages left in a lobby would likely be stolen.

But Amazon may soon be a far larger presence in their New York City neighborhood.

The company owned by Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man, seems set to establish a major headquarters in Long Island City, Queens, where Queensbridge’s 26 aging buildings are home to a mostly black and Hispanic population with a median household income of $15,843, well below the federal poverty line for a family of four.

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