Feet in 2 Worlds goes on a tour of the south side of Williamsburg with Ramon Peguero, head of Los Sures. The 41-year-old non-profit helps longtime Latino locals with affordable housing and also strives to keep the community's history and culture intact amidst heavy gentrification.
Long-shot mayoral hopeful Sal Albanese talks about why his campaign doesn't take money from developers and why he thinks Mayor Bloomberg hasn't done a good job in one of his pet causes, education, in this article originally published in the Amsterdam News on April 30.
Tired of the horrific living conditions on 46th Street in Sunset Park, three immigrant women launched a rent strike. Years later, their voices have reached local officials, including Christine Quinn, reports Home Reporter News.
Esthela Multiservices, Inc. in Jackson Heights advertised that they would find apartments for their clients but some of the primarily immigrant clients now allege that the company took their money and have yet to find housing, reports El Diario-La Prensa.
The New York City Housing Authority is desperately trying to climb out of debt by renting land on public housing projects, but tenants fear losing communal spaces and their eventual displacement from the neighborhood, El Diario-La Prensa reports.