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Housing Lottery Opens at 801 Driggs Avenue

Rendering of 801 Driggs Ave. (via NYC Housing Connet)

The NYC Housing Connect website lists a new affordable housing lottery at the renovated and expanded five-story residential building at 801 Driggs Ave, which is a quick walk to the Williamsburg Bridge.

A total of three units are available at 801 Driggs Ave. in the lottery that opened on May 24th; the deadline to apply is June 17th.

A one-bedroom apartment is available for $1,950 per month for one to two occupants with an annual household income between $66,858 – $111,020.

A pair of two-bedroom apartments are available for $2,250 per month for two to four occupants with an annual household income between $77,143 – $138,710. Continue reading

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Public Rally for Locked-Out Key Food Workers Happens on 5/19

UPDATE: The rally has been rescheduled for Sunday, May 19th, from noon- 1 p.m. at the Greenpoint Key Food.

Approximately 40 Key Food meat department workers at seven local stores, including the Greenpoint Key Food, are locked out and have been without pay since April 6th in an ongoing contract dispute.

A community action is being held in Greenpoint this weekend in solidarity with the workers, who are represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers’ Local 342.

The “Mother’s Day Rally for Locked-Out Key Food Workers” is happening Sunday, May 12th, from 2 p.m – 3 p.m. at the Greenpoint Key Food (224 McGuinness Blvd.) Continue reading

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