Alex Williamson

Alex Williamson

Alex Williamson is a Brooklyn-based reporter covering housing, health and inequality.

City’s Worst Landlord Threatens Mass Eviction at Rent Striking Crown Heights Building, Says He Just Wants Them Back At The Negotiations Table
Central Brooklyn

City’s Worst Landlord Threatens Mass Eviction at Rent Striking Crown Heights Building, Says He Just Wants Them Back At The Negotiations Table

Neighbors, elected officials and housing advocates gathered outside of 1616 President St. Wednesday evening to protest a mass eviction threatened by landlord Jason Korn. Photo by Alex Williamson/BklynerThe city’s worst landlord warned tenants at one of his distressed properties in Brooklyn that they have 14 days to call

Report: With or without Industry City rezoning, Sunset Park has a housing crisis
affordable housing

Report: With or without Industry City rezoning, Sunset Park has a housing crisis

As City Councilmember Carlos Menchaca faces off with developers and his own colleagues [/is-the-industry-city-rezoning-doa/] over the plan to rezone Industry City, affordable housing advocates warn that the rising rents, gentrification and displacement that the plan’s opponents fear it could bring to the neighborhood are already well underway thanks to

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