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See Exclusive Photos: Bushwick Tenants Sue Landlords for Severe Neglect

See Exclusive Photos: Bushwick Tenants Sue Landlords for Severe Neglect

After a fire in 2008 at 299 Troutman Street, units were abandoned and the owners ignored the need for repairs.

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

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

The bill has been years in the making and protects many of the city’s loft tenants from eviction.

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

Despite tensions, the community meeting held Wednesday remained civil for the most part.

Tenant's Rights Spotlight: Can I Keep my Cat?

Tenant's Rights Spotlight: Can I Keep my Cat?

Are landlords allowed to evict you for having pets?

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

Roughly 28 percent of residents in Bushwick pay more than half of their wages toward rent.

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

NYCHA struggles to keep tenants warm and provide regular maintenance.

Friday Fast Fact: Almost 300 Cases Filed Were Filed Against Bushwick Landlords in 2018

Friday Fast Fact: Almost 300 Cases Filed Were Filed Against Bushwick Landlords in 2018

Here's a roundup of the housing cases brought against Bushwick landlords this past year.

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

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

Why It’s Time to Finally Get Renter’s Insurance

Why It’s Time to Finally Get Renter’s Insurance

Finally Cross Renter’s Insurance Off Your To-Do LIst and Protect Your Stuff for Just $5 a Month

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.

Drag, Rezoning and Ridgewood Street Fair: Some Events To Check Out In The Area This Weekend

Drag, Rezoning and Ridgewood Street Fair: Some Events To Check Out In The Area This Weekend

There's a lot going on in the area this week to celebrate the end of summer, protest displacement and trying drinks.

A Look At The Bushwick Protest Against Displacement This Past Friday

A Look At The Bushwick Protest Against Displacement This Past Friday

Mi Casa No Es Su Casa, an anti-gentrification art collective, projected residents' concerns about housing and displacement in Bushwick.

Two Events To Consider This Week: Meet Ocasio-Cortez And Illuminate Displacement

Two Events To Consider This Week: Meet Ocasio-Cortez And Illuminate Displacement

There's a chance to meet Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and shine a light on displacement in Bushwick.

Denizen: An Elegant Meets Approachable All In One Living Experience

Denizen: An Elegant Meets Approachable All In One Living Experience

This site has everything needed to have a community within a community.

Friday Fast Fact: Bushwick Has One of the Highest Rates of Serious Housing Violations in NYC

Friday Fast Fact: Bushwick Has One of the Highest Rates of Serious Housing Violations in NYC

We dig into publicly available to data to see how housing issues are plaguing the neighborhood.

What Is Democratic Socialism? A Q & A With The North Brooklyn DSA

What Is Democratic Socialism? A Q & A With The North Brooklyn DSA

Democratic Socialism has surged in popularity in the past two years. Bushwick Daily spoke to the North Brooklyn Chapter of Democratic Socialists of America spokesman Justin Charles to learn more.

Friday Fast Fact: More than a Quarter of Bushwick Residents Live Below the Poverty Line

Friday Fast Fact: More than a Quarter of Bushwick Residents Live Below the Poverty Line

Data from the American Community Survey reveals that more than one in four Bushwick residents lives in poverty.

"Work in Progress: Residential" is Bushwick Daily's August Poem of the Month

"Work in Progress: Residential" is Bushwick Daily's August Poem of the Month

A poem about "progress" and housing in the area.

The Former Ridgewood Theater Building is Getting a Blink Gym

The Former Ridgewood Theater Building is Getting a Blink Gym

What once was an affordable multi-screen cinema is now housing, and soon to be a theater.

Celebrate The 13th Year of Bushwick Pride This Weekend

Celebrate The 13th Year of Bushwick Pride This Weekend

Resist and party in the streets of Bushwick for an awesome cause this weekend.

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.

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!

Bushwick Studio Apartment Rents Just Jumped by Nearly 10 Percent, Report Indicates

Bushwick Studio Apartment Rents Just Jumped by Nearly 10 Percent, Report Indicates

An annual report by real estate firm MNS states that at the end of the summer, the average rent for a Bushwick studio apartment increased by 9.06 percent, from $1,925 to $2,099.

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.

Bushwick Residents Designed a Neighborhood Map for Housing Advocacy—Learn to Use it This Thursday!

Bushwick Residents Designed a Neighborhood Map for Housing Advocacy—Learn to Use it This Thursday!

The Bushwick Community Map integrates data from city records into an easily navigable resource for tenants and homeowners trying to stay abreast of changes to the neighborhood's housing landscape.

See Rent Rate Fluctuations by L Train Subway Stops (Then Scream & Move to Canarsie)

See Rent Rate Fluctuations by L Train Subway Stops (Then Scream & Move to Canarsie)

The shutdown is coming—and rent increases are stagnating, but not dropping.

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

Residents Facing MTA "Relocation" Meet to Share Concerns

Residents Facing MTA "Relocation" Meet to Share Concerns

Bushwick community members who occupy twenty-six apartments on the triangular block adjacent to the Myrtle Ave-Broadway station on the J, M and Z trains and who discovered last week that M train work will necessitate that they leave their homes for a definite 6-10 months and possibly much longer met Wednesday night to share their experiences and consider plans of action

Today: Speak Out Against Bushwick's Corrupt Landlords With a Vast Community Coalition

Today: Speak Out Against Bushwick's Corrupt Landlords With a Vast Community Coalition

Hundreds of Bushwick residents take to the streets today to protest deplorable living conditions faced by members of our own community

Could the Brooklyn Real Estate Bubble Be Bursting?

Could the Brooklyn Real Estate Bubble Be Bursting?

 

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