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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

Landlords are asking renters to pay more for apartments than ever before, but how long can this last?

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

Bushwick residents gathered at MayDay Space to talk about displacement and share their fears.

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

A city official's comments during a neighborhood planning meeting got residents fired up.

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

New renderings show off the cavernous common spaces at 10 Montieth.

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

The newly-remodeled Bushwick Avenue building offers 20 affordable units.

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!

In a New Game, Bushwick Renters Can Explore The Factors Affecting Life in Aging New York Buildings

In a New Game, Bushwick Renters Can Explore The Factors Affecting Life in Aging New York Buildings

New game give you perspective on real-life challenges facing old rental buildings.

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!

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

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

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