Affordable Housing & Tenant Rights


Loft Board to Discuss Rules…

The Loft Board published a set of seven rules in May for which they held a series of 3 public hearings to hear public comment during the second half  of July. We Spoke They Listened DID THEY HEAR US? Tune in to the Loft Board meeting (and final public hearing) tomorrow, Thursday August 2nd as they deliberate on all these important rules after listening to the Loft community’s testimonies and reading written submissions. Loft Board Meeting & Public Hearing. 2pm. 22 Reade — City Planning Building In case you missed […]


Rally Tonight in Support of Tenant Rights

Join NAG and our sister community groups as we rally tonight against landlord arson, demolitions, and vacate orders being used to force out long-tern, low income tenants of Williamsburg & Greenpoint. Williamsburg-Greenpoint tenants and community leaders will rally in front of buildings in the epicenter of gentrification in the neighborhood to protest a shocking pattern of arson fires, unauthorized demolitions, and Building Department vacate orders that help voracious landlords remove the remaining residents ot buildings they Want to complete emptying in order to bring in much higher paying young émigrés […]


State of the LOFT LAW Panel Discussion

  Please join Assemblyman Vito Lopez & CM Stephen Levin in a panel discussion with NYC DOB, NYC Loft Board, & CM Erik Dilan about the current state of the Loft Law Tues April 24th. 7pm Our Lady of Pompeii Community Room 225 Seigel St. Bushwick, Brooklyn CALLING ALL NYC LOFT TENANTS!  (and the people who love them…) If you care about your home, your friend’s home, your community, your community spaces, your neighbors, and your neighborhood, PLEASE COME OUT for this important panel discussion about the current state of […]


Is Domino for Sale?

According to the Observer, the Domino Sugar site is officially on the market. There have been rumors that the site was being shopped around, but they are rumors no more. What this means for the promised affordable housing, open space and other amenities remains to be seen. Aside from the increased density and impact on per capita open space, one of NAG’s biggest concerns about this project was the lack of guarantees. The development will happen one day – with this developer or another – but whether it includes 30%, […]


What is the State of the Neighborhood?

Town Hall Meeting Thurs Feb 2, 2012. 7-9pm 160 N 5th — Holy Ghost Ukranian Church Neighborhood Forum Sat Feb 4, 2012. 12-4pm 110 Kent Ave [@N8th] Ground floor of NAG office bldg. If you could give the neighborhood a grade,what would it be? Join new and long-time community members as we discuss the crucial issues in Greenpoint and Williamsburg, things like affordable housing, tenant rights, homelessness, transportation, safe streets, public schools, development and city infrastructure, open space, parks, and environmental justice. NAG will be presenting a Community Report Card […]