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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 […]


Join in this important discussion…

  Please join Council Member Stephen Levin for a panel discussion on the role of the Arts in Economic Development Wed March 28 2012 @ STREB (51 N1st St) 5:30pm- Light refreshments followed by a Panel discussion at 6:00pm featuring Seth Pinsky (President of the NYC Economic Development Corporation), Kate Levin (Commissioner, Department of Cultural Affairs), Elizabeth Streb (Founder, STREB SLAM, MacArthur Foundation Award Winner), Will Maitland Weiss (Executive Director, Arts & Business Council of NY), & Ella Weiss (President, Brooklyn Arts Council)  


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. www.nyclofttenants.org 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 […]