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Is Your Bushwick Lease Signing or Re-Signing Coming Up? Watch Out for These Shady Lease Clauses!

Is Your Bushwick Lease Signing or Re-Signing Coming Up? Watch Out for These Shady Lease Clauses!

Here are a few things to keep an eye out for when you’re negotiating with your landlord or prospective landlord about your living arrangement!

Hilarious Fake Bushwick Apartment Listing Offers Up Treehouse in Maria Hernandez Park

Hilarious Fake Bushwick Apartment Listing Offers Up Treehouse in Maria Hernandez Park

A brooklyn resident posted the bogus listing to make apartment hunters consider the dire state of the housing situation in Bushwick.

How Local Advocates Want to Address Bushwick’s Race, Class & Affordable Housing Issues

How Local Advocates Want to Address Bushwick’s Race, Class & Affordable Housing Issues

An expert panel on gentrification versus affordable housing in New York City filled audience members with frustration—and hope.

Help Envision Bushwick’s Future at a Local “Community Plan” Meeting

Help Envision Bushwick’s Future at a Local “Community Plan” Meeting

Your input is requested at a meeting about Bushwick’s future: Bushwick residents have teamed up with Brooklyn Community Board 4, the Department of City Planning and the offices of local city council members Antonio Reynoso and Rafael Espinal to develop a community based approach to balancing “the desire to create and preserve affordable housing with the need to preserve Bushwick’s character

A “Historic First” Men’s Shelter Serving and Employing Bushwick Residents Will Open Next Month

A “Historic First” Men’s Shelter Serving and Employing Bushwick Residents Will Open Next Month

A former rehab facility on Bushwick’s DeKalb Ave is about to reopen as a 100-bed homeless shelter

TONIGHT: The New School and Bushwick Community Advocates Will Teach You How to Keep Your Rent Down

TONIGHT: The New School and Bushwick Community Advocates Will Teach You How to Keep Your Rent Down

Before “affordable housing” became a politically charged buzzword, it must have once seemed like a laughable redundancy

Parsons Students Created a Gazette to Provide Affordable Housing Info for Bushwick Residents

Parsons Students Created a Gazette to Provide Affordable Housing Info for Bushwick Residents

It’s no joke: New York City rents have skyrocketed in the past few years, and will continue to climb for the foreseeable future

United Bushwick Community Got Rheingold Developers to Pay Attention Last Night

United Bushwick Community Got Rheingold Developers to Pay Attention Last Night

It rained in several short but intense intervals yesterday

Group Encouraging Bushwick Residents to Stand Up to Shady Landlords Rallies Tomorrow in Maria Hernandez Park

Group Encouraging Bushwick Residents to Stand Up to Shady Landlords Rallies Tomorrow in Maria Hernandez Park

Ask any New Yorker about a bad experience with a landlord, and they’ll probably have a story or two to tell

Affordable Housing at 88 Jefferson St., Bushwick is Accepting Applications

Affordable Housing at 88 Jefferson St., Bushwick is Accepting Applications

Three 2-bedroom units of affordable housing in Bushwick are currently accepting applications

NYC Community Gardens are in Danger: Bushwick’s El Garden to Rally for Survival at City Hall Tomorrow

NYC Community Gardens are in Danger: Bushwick’s El Garden to Rally for Survival at City Hall Tomorrow

A few weeks ago, we told you about the crisis facing Bushwick’s El Garden, one of the 17 community gardens on public land across the city at risk of being leveled to create new housing developments

$925 1-Bedroom Apartment in Bushwick is Not a Dream. Apply Now!

$925 1-Bedroom Apartment in Bushwick is Not a Dream. Apply Now!

1223 Broadway Apply now — CUFFH (@CUFFH) January 22, 2015 We’re psyched to report that affordable housing in Bushwick is not only some kind of a myth. Alongside newly developed luxury condos, we sometimes get to report that there actually is affordable housing available in Bushwick. Two newly constructed units at 1223 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY (off Kosciuszko […]

Bushwick’s “El Garden” Could Be Razed to Create New Housing. Sign the Petition to Save It

Bushwick’s “El Garden” Could Be Razed to Create New Housing. Sign the Petition to Save It

Increasing affordable housing and creating community green space are both laudable goals to pursue in the ongoing evolution of NYC’s neighborhoods, but a recent decision from city hall to invite developers to turn community gardens across the city into construction sites for new affordable housing seems to pit the two objectives against each other

Arts in Bushwick Held a Panel on the Future of Affordable Housing

Arts in Bushwick Held a Panel on the Future of Affordable Housing

All photos by Lucia Reed for Bushwick Daily On a recent rainy Sunday, I bundled up and hustled across Bushwick. I was coming from a meeting with the owner of Bootleg Bar, which just opened up on Myrtle and Bleeker, and I was rushing to a panel on affordable housing being held at Radio Bushwick. […]

Yes, Virginia, There Is Available Affordable Housing in Bushwick!

Yes, Virginia, There Is Available Affordable Housing in Bushwick!

We don’t need to remind you that Bushwick is rife with housing tragedies

Rheingold Brewery Rezoning Update: Community Group Meets Tonight

Rheingold Brewery Rezoning Update: Community Group Meets Tonight

Are you concerned about the proposed rezoning of the former Rheingold Brewery complex? As we’ve reported, many concerned Bushwick residents have felt left out of the approval process for the rezoning, which would allow for the construction of nearly 1,000 apartment units in brand new 7- and 8-story apartment buildings near the Flushing Avenue J-train stop in northwest Bushwick

How Will the Government Shutdown Affect Bushwick

How Will the Government Shutdown Affect Bushwick

The government’s budget deadline has passed, the Senate and the House were not able to agree on a spending bill because of last-ditch attempts by critics of the Affordable Care Act in the House who voted to defund the program, and the United States is going into federal government shutdown starting this morning

It’s Primary Day! Do You Know Where Your Children Are Voting?

It’s Primary Day! Do You Know Where Your Children Are Voting?

Photo from http://www.whytuesday.org/2010/10/28/bloomberg-thumbs-up-to-san-fran-weekend-voting/ …just kidding, kids can’t vote. But you can! And you should, if you want to avoid having your neighbors assume you’re a clueless transplant from the Midwest. Be the change you wish to see in the world, keep your rent from skyrocketing, or get a sticker. And NYC is doing everything within […]

Convertible Convent to spring up at De Sales Place

Convertible Convent to spring up at De Sales Place

Plans are in the works to turn a Bushwick convent located on De Sales Place into affordable housing through a nonprofit set up by Vito Lopez