Tenants of 590 Bushwick Ave. are fighting eviction by a new owner, following years of paying rent month-to-month, Brooklyn Brief reports.
At NYCHA’s Mitchel Houses in the Bronx, residents must cope with elevators that break down frequently, and for some it’s more than a mere inconvenience, Mott Haven Herald reports.
In the new Bronx, there are new businesses and new developments but there’s still poverty and housing displacement, El Diario reports.
The tenant group Los Sures helped renovate a 56-unit building for seniors in Williamsburg, Greenpoint Gazette reports.
News that the Sunset Park Library might expand if space above it is turned into affordable housing drew mixed reactions from locals, reports Home Reporter News.
In this episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources,” clergy find ways to build affordable housing; Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Nisha Agarwal meets with the community and ethnic press; and the grandson of Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee directs a documentary on the couple.
Permanent housing solutions to homelessness were explored at a recent forum in the South Bronx, The Hunts Point Express reports.
A Republican-controlled state senate may not bode well for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s housing policies but City Limits finds that the situation may not be that much worse than it was prior to the election.
In northern Manhattan, politicians and community members marched on Oct. 25 in support of rent regulations that will “keep affordable housing affordable,” Manhattan Times reports.
NYCHA officials are trying to make the city agency more approachable to public housing tenants, Mott Haven Herald reports.
Some worry that rezoning a stretch of Jerome Avenue in the Bronx would displace one of the city’s few remaining concentrations of auto service businesses, reports Bronx Bureau.
The Astoria Cove rezoning will set the bar for de Blasio’s affordable housing policy over the next few years. But as the plan stands, will it help the New Yorkers who need it most?
Bushwick residents marched to demand a swift solution to the gentrification problem leaving thousands of Latino families without a home, El Diario reports.
A low-income co-op in the Bronx may be seized by the city because it cannot pay off $1.3 million it owes, Hunts Point Express reports.
Some residents of Kingsbridge are concerned that development might negatively affect the Bronx neighborhood, Norwood News reports.