RESEARCH

BROOKLYN’S LATINX NEIGHBORHOODS

This research explores the forces, politics, and agents that once shaped the community organizing and neighborhood development efforts led by the Brown and Black communities that repopulated and revived neighborhoods abandoned by both the middle-class and public officials in New

COMMUNITY-CONTROLLED HOUSING

Community-controlled housing, despite its marginal presence in large urban areas, represents spaces of resistance that have emerged out of long-term struggles in low-income and underserved communities. These spaces have been constituted as a means of survival providing permanent affordable housing that neither the

HJL’S ORAL HISTORY PROJECT

New York City’s perpetual housing crisis fuels a machine of ambitious affordable housing plans, nonprofit housing development programs, policy reform platforms, tenant protection campaigns, and academic research that saturate the city with new ideas and solutions to a seemingly intractable