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Rent Relief Applications Open in New York June 1: What Tenants and Landlords Need to Know
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Rent Relief Applications Open in New York June 1: What Tenants and Landlords Need to Know

By Allison Dikanovic, THE CITY. This article was originally published [https://www.thecity.nyc/2021/5/28/22458541/rent-relief-applications-open-in-new-york-june-1-tenants-landlords] by THE CITY [https://www.thecity.nyc/] “Cancel Rent” poster inside the advertising frame of a phone booth in Two Bridges on Friday, May 29, 2020. | Hiram Alejandro Durán/THE CITYThis

What To Preserve And What To Develop – Some District 39 Council Candidates Can’t Seem To Make Up Their Minds About Park Slope
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What To Preserve And What To Develop – Some District 39 Council Candidates Can’t Seem To Make Up Their Minds About Park Slope

Does landmarking make neighborhoods more affordable or more expensive? Some Park Slope council candidates can’t seem to decide. At a debate on Sunday, seven candidates seeking to replace term-limited Brad Lander in the Council District 39 seat were asked if they would support expanding the Park Slope Historic District

Brooklyn Group Battles for Bushwick Building — and the Future of Affordable Housing
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Brooklyn Group Battles for Bushwick Building — and the Future of Affordable Housing

A pedestrian crosses the street near 420 Stockholm St. in Bushwick. | Hiram Alejandro Durán/THE CITYBy Gabriel Sandoval and Hiram Alejandro Durán, THE CITY. This article was originally published [https://www.thecity.nyc/brooklyn/2021/4/15/22386797/brooklyn-group-bushwick-building-affordable-housing] by THE CITY [https://www.thecity.nyc/] A Brooklyn nonprofit that

Developers Propose Two 17-Story Towers in Prospect Heights/Crown Heights. CB 8 Says Whoa, Gets Backing From Cumbo
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Developers Propose Two 17-Story Towers in Prospect Heights/Crown Heights. CB 8 Says Whoa, Gets Backing From Cumbo

Auguring a striking remake of dowdy, underutilized Atlantic Avenue east of Vanderbilt Avenue in Prospect Heights and Crown Heights, developers have proposed two 17-story residential towers, one nearly adjacent to the previously proposed 18-story tower [/proposed-tower-at-mcdonalds-site-faces-pushback-questions-over-ownership/] planned for a site occupied mainly by a drive-through McDonald’s. A view of

Unintended Consequences: Advocates Concerned State Housing Bill Could Hurt Industrial Business Zones
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Unintended Consequences: Advocates Concerned State Housing Bill Could Hurt Industrial Business Zones

State lawmakers are considering legislation to increase the city’s affordable housing stock, but groups who represent Brooklyn’s working waterfront say it could unintentionally cost the city industrial jobs. The bill, called the “Housing Our Neighbors with Dignity Act,” [https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2021/s5257] looks to

Will All 258 “Affordable” Units at Largest Pacific Park Tower Go to the Better-Off?
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Will All 258 “Affordable” Units at Largest Pacific Park Tower Go to the Better-Off?

Empire State Development handoutThe largest building so far in Pacific Park Brooklyn, slated to open later this year, is set to deliver 258 affordable units [https://atlanticyardsreport.blogspot.com/2020/07/b12b13-will-have-30-affordable-housing.html] (30%) out of 860 total–but seemingly all for middle-income households, many earning six figures. A studio

OPINION: Gowanus Green Opposition Offers Up NIMBY Misinformation Cloaked in Progressivism
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OPINION: Gowanus Green Opposition Offers Up NIMBY Misinformation Cloaked in Progressivism

Courtesy of Marvel Architects/SCAPE Landscape ArchitectsBy Michelle de la Uz A recent opinion piece by several Gowanus residents [/opinion-welcome-to-gowanus-green-brooklyns-own-love-canal/] opposed to affordable housing development in their neighborhood, unfortunately, continued a pattern of dangerously misleading rhetoric about the Gowanus Green development. As a 43-year old nonprofit comprehensive community development corporation

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Shadow-Casting Towers Qualify for Generous Trump Tax Break State Lawmakers Want to Slash
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden Shadow-Casting Towers Qualify for Generous Trump Tax Break State Lawmakers Want to Slash

A rendering from a presentation to Community Board 9 on a proposed new development in Crown Heights. | Rendering/Community Board 9 Brooklyn/Facebook This article was originally published [https://www.thecity.nyc/2021/2/25/22302190/brooklyn-botanic-garden-shadow-condos-trump-tax-break] by THE CITY [https://www.thecity.nyc/] A proposed apartment complex that could

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