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Op-Ed: Preserving neighborhoods and homes for New Yorkers


Nov. 1, 2023 By Rob Solano As a lifelong resident of Brooklyn, I’ve personally witnessed the sweeping changes that have transformed our borough and indeed the entirety of New York City. I’ve watched neighborhoods lose their sense of community as rents soar, family-owned restaurants become chain establishments, and neighbors no longer know each other’s names. In this shifting landscape, the cultural heritage and character of our streets and blocks have vanished alongside the longtime tenants who once called these areas home. That’s why housing advocates like myself are elated to see New York City implement Local Law 18, known as…
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