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BROUGHT TO YOU BY BROOKLYN RESIDENTS AGAINST SEGREGATED HOUSING (BRASH)

Court Square

21st Street

In the areas immediately surrounding Court Square and 21st Street in Long Island City, between 2006-10 and 2012-16:

RENT BURDEN IS ON THE RISE

- Tenants spending 30-35% of their income on rent is up 96.8%

- Tenants spending 35% or more of their income on rent is up 28.7%

PEOPLE OF COLOR ARE BEING DISPLACED

- Latinx population rose 5.6% (+255 people)

- Black population dropped -16.2% (-578 people)

- White population rose 70.6% (+2,286 people) to become the most populous racial demographic in the area

With Amazon still threatening to come to to Queens, the forces of luxury development that have transformed this area only stand to become stronger.

Greenpoint Ave

In the areas immediately surrounding Greenpoint Ave and Nassau Ave in Greenpoint, between 2006-10 and 2012-16:

RENT BURDEN IS ON THE RISE

- Tenants spending 35% or more their income on rent is up 15.9%

- Tenants spending 50% percent or more of their income on rent is up 28.9%

THE AREA IS BECOMING WHITER

- Latinx population rose 0.6% (+31 people)

- Black population rose 180.9% (+568 people)

- White population rose 7.7% (+1,991 people)

Nassau Ave

Metropolitan Ave

In the areas immediately surrounding Metropolitan Ave in Williamsburg, between 2006-10 and 2012-16:

RENT BURDEN IS ON THE RISE

- Tenants spending 35% or more their income on rent is up 15.9%

- Tenants spending 50% percent or more of their income on rent is up 28.9%

THE AREA IS BECOMING WHITER

- Latinx population dropped  5.9% (-179 people)

- Black population rose 8.8% (+22 people)

- White population rose 1.4% (+85 people)

Broadway Ave

In the areas immediately surrounding Broadway Ave and Flushing Ave in Williamsburg, between 2006-10 and 2012-16:

RENT BURDEN IS ON THE RISE

- Tenants spending 35% or more their income on rent is up 15.9%

- Tenants spending 50% percent or more of their income on rent is up 28.9%

PEOPLE OF COLOR ARE BEING DISPLACED

- Latinx population dropped -9/4% (-426 people)

- Black population dropped -8.10% (+179 people)

- White population rose 43% (+4,758 people)

Flushing Ave

The Broadway Triangle rezoning process already saw a spike in predatory investments in the area -- if the Pfizer rezoning occurs, the extreme changes to this area will only get worse.

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