Check out our op-ed in the Daily News! By Brooklyn A’s Shekar Krishnan and Martin S. Needelman and Broadway Triangle Community Coalition Chair Juan Ramos. In light of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision protecting the Fair Housing Act, the piece calls attention to the continued housing discrimination in Brooklyn’s Broadway Triangle — and the way in which it still stands as a glaring example of NYC’s utter failure to comply with fair housing laws, especially when rezoning neighborhoods.
Brooklyn A and the Coalition have been advocating for fair housing and residential integration in this area of Brooklyn for years. As Ramos, Needelman, and Krishnan argue: if the de Blasio administration is unable to remedy the egregious segregation perpetuated by the Broadway Triangle rezoning-already subject to a court order — what will be the fate of similarly low-income neighborhoods about to be rezoned?