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By EastBrooklyn Staff
In Housing
Feb 2nd, 2017
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BROWNSVILLE, N.Y. – Rafael Espinal a member of the council who serves sections of Bushwick, Cypress Hills, East New York and Brownsville stated on Tuesday that Mayor Bill de Blasio should assist people in owning first homes in the county by releasing twice as much fund that is currently being s...
By EastBrooklyn Staff
In Community
Jan 17th, 2017
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On Saturday, January 28th and Saturday, February 4th, from 10 1m to 2 pm at the New Lots Library, East New York Restoration LDC and Bridge Street Development Corporation are presenting a 2-part workshop series on keeping property in the family.  “Preparation for the Next Generation” is for current ho...
By PiaFergus
In Brownsville
May 11th, 2015
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Located at 110 Grafton St, Brooklyn, NY 11212, this multi-family home in Brownsville features 6 bedrooms, and 2 full bathrooms! The home has two stories, and already comes with a refrigerator and stove. The also house comes with a finished basement, a formal dining room, and an eat-in kitchen! The ne...
By EastBrooklyn Staff
In Brownsville
Jan 20th, 2015
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East New York Restoration LDC and OPERATION HOPE, will be hosting a Home Ownership Workshop to help members of the East Brooklyn community to become home owners.  Operation Hope will also provide information about their Down Payment Assistance Program.  REGISTER EARLY for this important workshop. Whe...
By EastBrooklyn Staff
In Community
Oct 23rd, 2014
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This is a very important seminar to attend if you are looking for affordable housing in Brooklyn.  Do not wait until new buildings are built to begin to ask questions.  Mutual Housing Association of NY (MHANY) is holding a FREE seminar in East New York to teach residents about the City’s housin...
By PiaFergus
In Brownsville
Sep 25th, 2014
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Another vacant lot in Brownsville is now going to be created into a four-story, 15 unit affordable condo complex. According to curbed, the building will be located on 202 Gaston Boulevard, and it will cost approximately $5.8 million to build. The project is being overseen by Habitat for Humanity, and...
By VernonJones
In Development
Jul 24th, 2014
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This blog is part 1 of a series called “The Gentrification Watch” for East New York.  Before getting to the heart of this blog post let’s take a look at the “Gentrification Process” according to the encyclopedia. The Gentrification Process “Gentrification begins wh...
By dkene
In Community Board 4
May 21st, 2014
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The message from residents in the East Brooklyn area is clear. No more shelters. More being the operative word. Stakeholders and community activists have continually made their position public, most recently in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn. During a local rally earlier this month, residents ...
By dkene
In Bed-Stuy
Apr 11th, 2014
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For their grit and voting record in favor of human rights, 3 New York City Council members – representing Central Brooklyn, East Flatbush and East New York – recently received “A” grades. The grades were released in a report card given by the Human Rights Project (HRP) at the ...
By dkene
In Bushwick
Apr 11th, 2014
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In Bushwick tenants are facing cruel indignities. Deliberate code violations, wanton demolitions, and pernicious repairs, as a means of making living conditions near squalid are just a few examples of what some tenants say they are subject to. And all because they are low-income tenants, in an neighb...