Capstones

Graduation Date

Fall 12-16-2016

First Advisor

Jarrett Murphy

Subject Concentration

Urban Reporting

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Abstract

East New York was the first neighborhood to be approved for rezoning as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's controversial affordable housing plan. There has been a lot of reporting on how it's going to affect tenants in the low income area. This capstone highlights how it is also affecting small property owners in the area and how the city needs to work on protecting them from being displaced as well.

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Sunset over East NY

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