Community leaders in Bushwick thought they’d struck a deal to make affordable housing part of a big new residential development. Then the developer sold his stake.
The Brooklyn property owner is alleged to be employing the tactics to gentrify its buildings.
Everyone knows higher rents have forced many families out of their apartments in rapidly gentrifying Bushwick. But no one has bothered to count them or figure out where they went.
The city’s nascent plan for Broadway Junction and East New York is one of two rezoning proposals — the other would target the commercial strip along Broadway in Bushwick — that could determine what the next stage in Brooklyn’s transformation looks like.
The House votes to strip Food Stamps from a Farm Bill. The Senate looks to tighten eligibility. What will it mean for a city with 1.9 million people receiving that benefit?
The grocery deliverer says it will create thousands of jobs in the South Bronx, but that expansion disappears when the firm analyzes its environmental impact.
Worries about 40,000 displaced people have ebbed. But in buildings where garbage services are still scattered, or where mold remains a menace, the Sandy saga continues.