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Posts tagged as “affordable housing”

Opinion: The mayor, the museum and Chu; Unseemly alliance threatens Chinatown community

BY YOLANDA ZHANG | Hundreds of protesters recently shook the streets of Manhattan’s Chinatown, marching against the Museum of Chinese in America’s racist destruction of…

Activists demand answers on Five World Trade Center affordable housing as agencies meet behind closed doors

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | Members of the Coalition For An Affordable Tower Five rallied outside Four World Trade Center last Thursday before the Port Authority’s…

‘Trickle down’ affordable housing in NYC is a fail; Don’t force it on Soho, Noho and Chinatown

BY ANDREW BERMAN | There’s a school of thought that the key to solving New York’s affordability crisis is to simply allow developers to build…

Soho/Noho rezoning incentivizes demolition and displacement: And landlords know it

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | Housing activists and preservationists fear the Department of City Planning’s proposed Soho/Noho/Chinatown rezoning would make rent-regulated tenants vulnerable to one of…

Chin, Rivera silent after demanding Soho/Noho rezoning actually create affordable housing

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | A month ago, they called on the Department of City Planning to “return to the table now” and improve the Soho/Noho…

Fire-displaced East Villagers plead for landlord to help find them new homes

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | They’re hoping for a kernel of kindness from Popcorn. Former tenants of 48 E. Seventh St., joined by Councilmember Carlina Rivera,…

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