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NYC’s Homeless Shelters: What Happened to “Fair Share”

By Akosua K. Albritton “Un-‘Fair’ and against the law!” This was the message of a rally of Crown Heights residents at the Bed-Stuy Restoration Plaza recently.   For the residents, the unequal bed counts in the communities tell an open tale of inequality: Crown Heights has 1,779; Bed-Stuy 1,527 and Park Slope has 331 while Bensonhurst, […]Read More

Bed-Stuy’s Sumner Houses to Get Affordable Senior Housing

By Kings County News Service Sumner Houses residents can expect nearly 200 units of newly constructed affordable housing for seniors in the next few years on their sprawling 22-acre, 13-building public housing complex situated between Lewis, Park and Myrtle Avenues and Marcus Garvey Blvd.  The proposed development is part of the city’s NextGeneration plan, in […]Read More