The joint statement came after a behind-the-scenes rift between the two agencies due to concerns over the polluted site where a 100 percent affordable housing complex is planned.
A federal environmental official found himself in hot water after suggesting a planned affordable housing complex in Gowanus sits above a mound of toxic pollution.
We are in the middle of a housing crisis, unemployment is at record highs and many are struggling to pay rent.
Developers of a massive affordable housing complex along the Gowanus Canal will have to deal with a century’s worth of harmful pollution before they can safely house people, a federal environmental guru warned.
The city and developers unveiled the income levels for the 950 affordable rentals and co-ops planned for the long-in-the-works development.
City officials say they plan to start meeting with local community stakeholders about the proposal in the coming weeks.
Gowanus residents propose a park instead of long-delayed mixed-income towers on a polluted brownfield site next to the Gowanus canal.
Officials are considering having the Parks Department pay for the new public space instead of developers, our sister pub Brooklyn Paper writes.
Parents looking to tempt the young eaters in their household into expanding their culinary horizons may want to head to One More Bite, a family-friendly food festival taking place in Gowanus this weekend.
A development slated to bring hundreds of affordable rentals, condos and senior housing to the banks of the Gowanus Canal will not debut this year after all.