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Shuttered for 20 years, PS 83, located at 1634 Dean St. at the corner of Schenectady is being converted into a 62-unit apartment building) (Photo: Property Shark)

EXCLUSIVE: Brooklyn’s First Racially Integrated School to Become Affordable Apartments

CROWN HEIGHTS — Developers are converting a shuttered Weeksville School, Brooklyn's first racially integrated school, to a fully-affordable apartment building, Bklyner has learned.  Located at 1634 Dean St. at the corner of Schenectady Ave., the building...

When Should The City Be Allowed To Take Your Home?

The mostly black neighborhoods of Canarsie and East New York had the highest numbers of foreclosures in Brooklyn in 2017, and local officials blame the city’s foreclosure program. Created to help the city tackle urban...

Till Friday To Apply for Six Affordable Units in Flatbush

FLATBUSH — Developers are currently accepting applications for six affordable apartments at a new rental development at 146 Linden Blvd. between Bedford and Rogers Avenues. The new 8-story structure features 16,507 sq. ft. of residential space...

Spice Factory Rezoning Faces Strong Opposition From Brooklyn Botanic Garden

CROWN HEIGHTS — Droves of people came out to a scoping hearing Tuesday where opponents and supporters battled it out over a rezoning plan that would allow the building of two 39-story mixed use towers...

Lynne Patton Tours NYCHA’s Fenimore Lefferts Houses

Prospect Lefferts Gardens/East Flatbush - This morning Lynne Patton was on tour at her new temporary home in Brooklyn. Patton, who is the regional director of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, moved in last...
New building in PLG listing 4 affordable housing units. (Renderings: Nooklyn)

Lottery Announced For 4 Affordable Housing Units In PLG

PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDEN — Developers are accepting applications for four affordable units at a new rental development at 346 Rutland Rd. between New York and Nostrand Avenues. The 4-story building features 9,693 sq. ft. of residential space...

960 Franklin Rezoning: Community Board 9 Residents Prep For A City Scoping Meeting

CROWN HEIGHTS —  Opposition grew against the 960 Franklin Avenue Rezoning plan as residents of Community Board 9 dissected and prepared Wednesday night for an upcoming scoping meeting with the city. Representatives from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden...
2527 Flatbush Avenue (Renderings compliments of Bernard Schwimmer

Lottery Launches for Seven New Affordable Units In Flatbush

FLATBUSH — Applications are now being accepted for seven affordable one-bedroom units at a new rental building at 2527 Church Avenue (between Bedford and Rogers Avenues). That's right - seven.  The resident features 16,349 sq. ft....

March 6 – Public Hearing On 960 Franklin Avenue Rezoning Plan

CROWN HEIGHTS — Community Board 9 (CB9) will hold a public hearing this week about rezoning plans proposed to allow developers to construct two 39-story towers on Franklin Avenue, exceeding in size, neighboring Ebbets Field...
Vacant lot at 9114 Fifth Avenue. Plans to rezone the area to develop a 9-story mixed-use development.(Screenshot: Google Maps)

Hotel Horrors Become Affordable Residential Units: 5th Avenue Rezoning

BAY RIDGE — A developer looking to build a hotel in Bay Ridge last year revised his plans following community pushback and some coaxing from the local city councilman. Instead, Ridgeites can expect a 9-story, mixed-use...
Renderings of the completed mural at 824 East New York Ave. (Rendering credit: Ariel Rouco)

Building Featuring Crown Heights Culture Now Open To Lottery Applications

EAST FLATBUSH/CROWN HEIGHTS — A developer who enlisted two overseas muralists to design and paint an art piece showing different cultures living together across its facade is only affordable to neighbors making 130 percent of...

Lottery Launches For 23 Affordable Units At The Pierrepont

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Applications are now being accepted for 23 affordable units at a new rental development at 146 Pierrepont Street (between Clinton Street & Cadman Plaza West). The Pierrepont features 128,000 square feet of residential...

Demolition Permits Filed For 80 Flatbush Avenue

This is your last chance to take some photos of the mural at 80 Flatbush Avenue - work by Brooklyn artist Katie Merz. Applications for permits to start the demolition of the buildings on the block that...

Affordable Housing Lottery List: Pools and Views Edition

Surf Vets Place in Coney Island, 3003 West 21st Street. This project is phase one of a large development on the beach in Coney Island and offers 52 units to the general public. The Concern for...
Rev. Dr. Samuel Nicolas, Senior Pastor of Evangelical Crusade Christian-Church

Brooklyn Church Breaks Ground On Affordable Senior Housing Project

EAST FLATBUSH - A Brooklyn community broke ground on an affordable housing development Sunday afternoon, a project that's been in the making for more than a decade. The project is the brainchild of the Rev. Dr. Samuel...
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