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Millbrook residents scorn NYCHA’s latest revenue-raising plan

Millbrook residents scorn NYCHA’s latest revenue-raising plan

Housing May 1, 2015 at 4:06 pm 1 comment

Millbrook Houses residents were skeptical when a NYCHA official told them at an April 28 meeting that plans to lease a parking lot to a private developer are meant to generate revenue for their complex.

Participatory Budgeting 2015 winners announced

Participatory Budgeting 2015 winners announced

Education, Government April 30, 2015 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

Eight Mott Haven schools will divide $1 million for new air conditioning and technology upgrades after project proposals to fund them received the highest number of votes from local residents in this year’s Participatory Budgeting initiative.

Participatory Budgeting Vote 2015: April 11-19

Education, Housing April 10, 2015 at 12:57 pm 0 comments

Councilwoman urges residents to get out and vote This year’s Participatory Budgeting voting in Mott Haven kicks off on April 11 and will run through April 19. City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito has pledged to devote $2 million from her discretionary budget to the five items that receive the most votes from residentsRead More

Storage facilities and warehouses on the Lower Concourse will be demolished to make way for housing, retail and recreation.

Residents prepare for big changes on the waterfront

Economy, Housing April 2, 2015 at 1:57 pm 5 comments

While city officials and developers alike are bullish on Mott Haven, residents and activists worry that several ambitious development projects to transform the neighborhood risk creating a community of haves and have-nots.

Millbrook Houses tenant Trudy Ice says building management has failed to fix a leak in her floor that is damaging her kitchen in a year.

NYCHA residents meet with their ‘landlord’

Housing March 20, 2015 at 4:01 pm 1 comment

Residents from several Mott Haven NYCHA complexes vented their frustrations over dismal living conditions and slow service to a high-ranking housing official at a March 16 meeting at Millbrook Houses.

Millbrook Houses residents Von Franklin (seated), Shella Hair and two young volunteers in the community garden near where a new greenhouse will be constructed.

Residents eagerly await new greenhouse

Government, Health July 14, 2014 at 8:03 am 0 comments

Some public housing residents in Mott Haven are hoping a new greenhouse on the grounds of their complex will help transform a part of the neighborhood from a food desert to a hub of healthfulness.

City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito listens to a constituent outside her new office on St. Ann's Avenue.

Mark-Viverito opens district office

Government, Politics June 27, 2014 at 10:45 pm 0 comments

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito cut the ribbon on her new space at 214 St. Ann’s Avenue between East 137th and 138th streets, a half a block from NYCHA’s Millbrook Houses.

Residents help decide on neighborhood priorities at the latest participatory budgeting meeting on Oct. 5 at Abraham House on Willis Avenue.

Residents weigh in on budgetary needs

Government, Housing October 15, 2013 at 8:41 am 1 comment

Residents began the Participatory Budgeting process in Mott Haven for the third straight year, proposing neighborhood improvement projects with funding from City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito’s budget.