Photos Reveal What Williamsburg Tenants are Experiencing

Sara Wolkensdorfer, a staff attorney with Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A, recently shared photographs depicting the unacceptable conditions at 273 Lee Ave, which include cracked and missing tiles, water leakage, and large amounts of debris from partially completed “repairs.” Check them out below:   http://patch.com/new-york/...

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South Williamsburg Residents Detail Deplorable Living Conditions

A recent Patch article explores the “deplorable and unlivable conditions” at 273 Lee Ave in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The residents of the building, many of whom have lived there for decades, tried repeatedly to have the necessary repairs made but received either no response or intentionally shoddy work. The experiences detailed in the ar...

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Brooklyn A Brings Slew of Litigation Against Bushwick Slumlord

Thirty-seven tenants of three Bushwick buildings, 920 Bushwick Avenue, 946 Bushwick Avenue and 1075 Greene Avenue are fighting back against severe harassment they have been facing from their landlords for the past six months. The tenants are currently involved in Housing Court and Federal Court proceedings against landlords Graham and Gregory Jones...

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Brooklyn A Assists Cypress Hills Child Care Corporation in Acquisition of Site

Brooklyn A Assists Cypress Hills Child Care Corporation in Acquisition of Site

On October 6, 2016, Brooklyn A’s Community and Economic Development (CED) Program closed on a private property acquisition for our long-term client, Cypress Hills Child Care Corporation (CHCCC). The acquisition of the approximately 10,972 sq. ft. vacant building, located at 3285-3287 Fulton Street, comes at a critical time. Cypress Hills/East...

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Brooklyn A’s Jessica Rose Selected to Receive Fordham Law School Award

Brooklyn A’s Jessica Rose Selected to Receive Fordham Law School Award Jessica (Jessie) Rose, Director of Brooklyn A’s Community and Economic Development (CED) Program, has been selected to receive the 2015 Stein Alumni “In the Service of Others” Award. The Award seeks to recognize graduates of Fordham University School of L...

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