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Crown Heights family: Landlord wants to boot us from rent-stabilized apartment

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn ––  Beverly and her family have been living in a rent-stabilized, three-bedroom apartment in Crown Heights for 43 years.

She knows this place like the back of her hand, but unfortunately, over the last few weeks, Beverly says she’s gotten to know her microwave a little too well. 320 more words


Crown Heights residents to send strong message to City Hall against new homeless shelter

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn – There’s a political storm brewing in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, where residents have been meeting on a regular basis – furious over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to bring more homeless shelters to this neighborhood that already has nineteen of them. 289 more words


Tea Leigh & Mush

“Mush was found at a meat packing plant somewhere outside of Philly by some union workers who took him in, got him back to health and then sent him to the shelter. 419 more words


Two Major Setbacks for New York's Homeless Shelter Plan

Last week, in Downtown Brooklyn, a judge issued a stinging injunction against the city’s plan to open a homeless shelter on Crown Height’s Bergen Street. The planned shelter, the first of 90 new locations, would house 104 men over the age of 62. 456 more words


Judge Temporarilly Blocks New Crown Heights Shelter

On Friday, a judge temporarily blocked the planned opening of a new homeless shelter on 1173 Bergen Street in Crown Heights. The ruling stands until another judge can issue a more permanent ruling, which will decide the project’s fate. 443 more words


Man Charged With Murder After Woman's Body Is Found Wrapped In Sheet In Crown Heights

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man has been charged with murder after a 70-year-old woman’s body was found wrapped in a bed sheet in Crown Heights, Brooklyn early Thursday. 121 more words


Housing for the Homeless

Over the course of the past year and a half the issue of homelessness in New York has been growing more and more visible to the public eye. 1,465 more words