The Affordability Project Tag

Co-published with WNYC StudiosKate Hawes has been making custom solid wood furniture in Brooklyn for 20 years until her landlord decided to raise the rent by 25 percent in one year.

Co-published with WNYC StudiosA new program in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, is trying to make it easier for moms who don't speak English to improve their language skills.

Co-published with WNYC Studios. Brooklyn resident Junior Allende is planting a flag — actually many of them — along the Fifth Avenue entrance to Sunset Park as a protest against gentrification.

Co-published with WNYC StudiosThere's a patchwork of primary care available to New Yorkers who don't have health insurance. But if you need extensive medical care, your options are limited.

Co-published with WNYC StudiosChinese immigrants based in New York City have long taken jobs in restaurants as far away as Pennsylvania, Alabama, and even Florida.

Co-published with WNYC Studios. Businesses like Avocaderia are creating jobs in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. But at what cost?

Co-published with WNYC StudiosTo understand why cooperative apartments outnumber condos in NYC, you have to visit Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

Co-published with WNYC StudiosWhen it's hot, over 50 free public pools in NYC become a real life saver.

Co-published with WNYC StudiosHousing advocates are trying to take multi-pronged approach to manage what they see as the slow encroachment of gentrification.

Co-published with WNYC Studios. These days, the Garment District is shrinking as companies struggle with competition overseas and high rents at home.

Co-published with WNYC StudiosHow can we improve neighborhoods and at the same time, keep the same neighbors?

Co-published with WNYC Studios. How New York landlords use "predatory equity" to push out rent stabilized tenants.

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