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Widespread discrimination by Long Island brokers, Green New Deal for public housing, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | November 18, 2019 - 11:00AM 

A three-year undercover investigation turned up widespread discrimination against minority buyers on Long Island (Newsday)

NY Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders introduced the Green New Deal for Public Housing, a plan to retrofit the U.S.’s public housing (CityLab)

A new audio tour of Essex Market provides history of the neighborhood and a brief history of the old market (The Lo-Down)

Middle schools in District 15 in Brooklyn are more diverse, thanks to a new lottery-based admission system, according to fresh enrollment data (Chalkbeat)

Park Slope residents say a developer mislead them about an obnoxious rooftop structure (Brooklyn Paper)

The site of the former Peninsula Hospital in Edgemere will get a 2,050-unit, rent-controlled housing development (Crain’s)

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