affordable housing

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 […]

NYC Loft Tenant Group

Some loft tenants–formally called New York City Loft Tenants (NYCLT)– have put together a website in order to help us all come together and get organized. NYCLT is organized by loft tenants for loft tenants to educate newcomers, advocate for tenants’ rights and improve the new Loft Law. It is an invaluable resource for all of us who are in the throws of the loft law application process (even if you are still just thinking about filing…). If you are a loft tenant you must check it out (and […]

Greenpoint & Northside Loft Tenants Meeting

Important Outreach Meeting w/ Loft Board & DOB. Sponsored by Council Member Stephen Levin & NAG LOFT TENANT meeting RSVP on Facebook Wed July 13th.  7-9pm In Greenpoint Reformed Church garden [Weather permitting. Inside if nasty out…] 136 Milton St. (btwn Manhattan Ave & Franklin St) 1 block from Greenpoint G stop. Look for signs for backyard access/meeting location It’s hot out there! Those of you beating the heat in your North Brooklyn lofts will want to join us on Wednesday for this important meeting! Come learn about the Loft […]