Crucial vote on rent increases, Bed-Stuy housing lottery, & more

By Emily Myers | June 21, 2022 - 10:30AM

Emily Myers for Brick Underground

The Rent Guidelines Board is expected to approve steep increases for more than two million tenants in rent-stabilized apartments (Gothamist)

Owners of the Spice Factory in Crown Heights plan a modest mid-rise after shelving a plan for towers that would have blocked sunlight for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden (Brownstoner)

The board of Walker Tower loses a legal fight demanding the right of first refusal for the condo's penthouse after it sold at a $30 million discount (Habitat Magazine via Crain's)

Ahead of a vote on rezoning in Jackson Heights, activists project messages on a new development site highlighting gentrification and rising rents (Queens Crap)

Opinion: Cancel zoning in order to fix major housing issues like affordability, segregation, and sprawl (The Atlantic)

An affordable housing lottery launches for 25 apartments at 912 Broadway in Bed-Stuy (New York Yimby)

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