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Rent for ‘Affordable’ Housing Units Rising With Increasing  Median Income

Rent for ‘Affordable’ Housing Units Rising With Increasing Median Income

Jennifer Gutierrez, the Democratic nominee for City Council member of District 34, says “affordability” does not line up with the income of Bushwick residents.

Will the Bushwick Neighborhood Plan Address the Affordable Housing Crisis?

Will the Bushwick Neighborhood Plan Address the Affordable Housing Crisis?

Bushwick Named Amongst 100 Most Expensive ZIP Codes in NYC

Bushwick Named Amongst 100 Most Expensive ZIP Codes in NYC

Governor Cuomo Signs Loft Law Clean-Up Bill Amid Messy Community Debate

Governor Cuomo Signs Loft Law Clean-Up Bill Amid Messy Community Debate

Public Advocate Introduces Bill to Mandate Racial Impact Study in City Rezoning Process

Public Advocate Introduces Bill to Mandate Racial Impact Study in City Rezoning Process

“It is a critical step in the struggle to stop the displacement and gentrification of neighborhoods of color.”

Bushwick Rezoning Aims for   Industrial Job Growth and Affordable Housing, Locals Remain Skeptic

Bushwick Rezoning Aims for Industrial Job Growth and Affordable Housing, Locals Remain Skeptic

Bushwick Residents Call for Stop Work Order on Proposed Homeless Shelter on Wyckoff Avenue

Bushwick Residents Call for Stop Work Order on Proposed Homeless Shelter on Wyckoff Avenue

Bushwick residents have called for a five-year compromise with the city and CORE Services Group on the proposed men’s shelter at 97 Wyckoff Ave.,

Salazar Talks Loft Laws, Evictions, and Netflix at Town Hall in Bushwick

Salazar Talks Loft Laws, Evictions, and Netflix at Town Hall in Bushwick

State Senator Julia Salazar discussed the latest issues coming out of the state capital.

Evictions in Bushwick Are on the Rise  While Overall NYC Cases Have Fallen

Evictions in Bushwick Are on the Rise While Overall NYC Cases Have Fallen

Two Affordable Housing Lotteries Are Now in Williamsburg

Two Affordable Housing Lotteries Are Now in Williamsburg

Deadlines are next week, hurry to apply!

Anti-Segregation Campaign for Housing is Launched in Bushwick

Anti-Segregation Campaign for Housing is Launched in Bushwick

Elected Brooklyn Officials and local advocates fight for racial justice before neighborhood rezoning plans come to life.

Another NYCHA Public Housing in East Williamsburg Without Heat

Another NYCHA Public Housing in East Williamsburg Without Heat

Friday Fast Fact: 2,500 New Apartment Units Will Come to Bushwick by 2020

Friday Fast Fact: 2,500 New Apartment Units Will Come to Bushwick by 2020

A recent report shows that Bushwick will be a hub for construction of new apartment buildings over the next couple of years.

Bushwick Rezoning Event Highlighted More Affordable Housing Concerns From Longtime Residents

Bushwick Rezoning Event Highlighted More Affordable Housing Concerns From Longtime Residents

“People are becoming homeless.”

Friday Fast Facts: Median Asking Rent In Bushwick Hits An All-Time High

Friday Fast Facts: Median Asking Rent In Bushwick Hits An All-Time High

A Tale Of Three Cities: Bushwick Community Plan Released To A Packed House On Saturday

A Tale Of Three Cities: Bushwick Community Plan Released To A Packed House On Saturday

The plan will outline rezoning in the neighborhood.

Come Out On Saturday For The Unveiling Of The Bushwick Community Plan

Come Out On Saturday For The Unveiling Of The Bushwick Community Plan

The steering committee will finally present the Bushwick Community Plan, which has been in the works for over four years.

Residents Gathered This Weekend To Discuss Rezoning In Bushwick

Residents Gathered This Weekend To Discuss Rezoning In Bushwick

Animal Rights Activists Protested A Local Vivero Last Friday

Animal Rights Activists Protested A Local Vivero Last Friday

Viveros are places where animals are slaughtered per order in the neighborhood.

Friday Fast Fact: Families Are Being Driven Out of Bushwick

Friday Fast Fact: Families Are Being Driven Out of Bushwick

Data from the American Community Survey shows that the rate of families with children in Bushwick has been cut in half since 2000.

Bushwick is Home to Some of the Fastest Rising Rents in NYC

Bushwick is Home to Some of the Fastest Rising Rents in NYC

Everyone knows that Bushwick rents are on the rise, but here are some numbers to back it up.

Affordable Housing Tops List of Concerns for Bushwick Residents

Affordable Housing Tops List of Concerns for Bushwick Residents

When Bushwick residents call their city council members to raise issues, it’s most often about affordable housing.

More Affordable Housing Units in Bushwick’s Rheingold Brewery Development Are Available

More Affordable Housing Units in Bushwick’s Rheingold Brewery Development Are Available

There are 100 units up for grabs.

Housing Activists Score Against the Development of the Broadway Triangle in Bushwick

Housing Activists Score Against the Development of the Broadway Triangle in Bushwick

A temporary restraining order has halted the development of this small, but very controversial patch of land.

Planning the Future of Bushwick’s Affordable Housing Is Still Controversial

Planning the Future of Bushwick’s Affordable Housing Is Still Controversial

An Affordable Housing Lottery for Units in the Rheingold Brewery Development in Bushwick Has Opened

An Affordable Housing Lottery for Units in the Rheingold Brewery Development in Bushwick Has Opened

There are 183 units up for grabs.

A Huge Mixed-Income Apartment Building on DeKalb Avenue Is in the Works

A Huge Mixed-Income Apartment Building on DeKalb Avenue Is in the Works

Renderings for the building at 1601 DeKalb have been released.

At $856 per Month, These Bushwick Studios Are Actually Affordable Housing

At $856 per Month, These Bushwick Studios Are Actually Affordable Housing

Eight new units in Bushwick hit the NYC Housing Lottery this week.

Here’s Why Some Affordable Housing in Bushwick Can Cost More Than in Manhattan

Here’s Why Some Affordable Housing in Bushwick Can Cost More Than in Manhattan

It’s all about the Area Median Income.

$2,253 a Month: Are These East Williamsburg Apartments From the Affordable Housing Lottery a Score?

$2,253 a Month: Are These East Williamsburg Apartments From the Affordable Housing Lottery a Score?

Three units in East Willy hit the NYC housing lottery today. But are they actually affordable?

Affordable Housing Alert: Applications for 9 Bushwick One Bedrooms Are Open Now!

Affordable Housing Alert: Applications for 9 Bushwick One Bedrooms Are Open Now!

The building at 810 Flushing Ave. has 42 units in total and is across the street from a brand new supermarket.

Developers at Bushwick’s Rheingold Site Are Limiting Affordable Housing Options

Developers at Bushwick’s Rheingold Site Are Limiting Affordable Housing Options

News is emerging that the original agreement between city council and Read Property Group won’t be honored.

The Rheingold Brewery Development Is Growing Every Day, Take a Peek Inside

The Rheingold Brewery Development Is Growing Every Day, Take a Peek Inside

Try Your Luck at Snagging an Affordable Unit in Bushwick’s Newest Church Conversion

Try Your Luck at Snagging an Affordable Unit in Bushwick’s Newest Church Conversion

Bushwick’s Community Plan Summit Is Back On the Calendar on February 11

Bushwick’s Community Plan Summit Is Back On the Calendar on February 11

For years, Bushwick residents have worked with the city on a plan for the neighborhood’s future. Now is the time for action.

Get to Know Bushwick Like Never Before Using This New, Data-Rich Interactive Map

Get to Know Bushwick Like Never Before Using This New, Data-Rich Interactive Map

Ever wondered how long the average commute of a Bushwick resident is—or what percentage of the neighborhood was born abroad? Find out using CoreData.nyc!