In a span of three weeks, Kilusan Bautista experienced the fear and rejection of being evicted, living on the street and being denied for new places to live. From that dark place, he created a one-man show exploring the human impact of gentrification and displacement. A video story by Melissa Cooper.
In many neighborhoods facing rezoning, the concern is that too few low-income units will be required. Some Far Rockaways community board members are worried that an influx of poor people will harm the local economy.
An advocacy group has put together this to-do list for families who worry that they might be targeted by a crackdown on immigrants.
750 Grand Concourse, the Bronx property linked to one of three recent cases of a bacterial infection blamed on rat urine, cut its number of housing-code violations by two thirds after the city stopped paying rent for welfare recipients who lived there.