David Brand

David Brand is the editor of the Queens Daily Eagle. 

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How can New Yorkers join their community garden?

Tuesday, September 05, 2023

There are hundreds of community gardens all around the five boroughs. Here's how you can get involved and what you may need to start the gardening journey.

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Tracking Evictions

Monday, August 21, 2023

A new Gothamist project tracks eviction hot-spots across the City.

NYC's eviction hotspots: Tracking the 10K removals since moratorium ended

Thursday, August 10, 2023

While evictions have yet to reach pre-pandemic levels, they’re steadily on the rise and concentrated in central Brooklyn, portions of the Bronx and parts of Staten Island.


Insurance companies routinely deny NYC buildings with rent subsidized tenants

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

Insurers regularly ask property owners if they rent to tenants with housing vouchers and deny coverage based on their answers.

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Is Airbnb Allowed In Your Building?

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

Airbnb Story


Here's how 1 man is charging 3 electric cars from his Jersey City kitchen

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

As electric vehicle popularity increases, do-it-yourself charging arrangements are highlighting the growing need for public charging stations in Jersey City and the five boroughs.

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Hochul extends controversial housing tax break to Gowanus developers

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

The Democratic governor had been promising the move for months after locking heads with Democratic lawmakers.


Pushed by Council, Mayor Adams agrees to help shelter residents apply for housing

Friday, June 16, 2023

Advocates have criticized the mayor for dragging his feet on eliminating a critical barrier to those seeking to leave city shelters.


'My eyes burned': Essential workers toil in smoke-filled air across tristate area despite warnings

Friday, June 09, 2023

Unhealthy levels of air quality continued in New York and New Jersey as particulate matter from Canadian wildfires was carried into the region.


Low income Brooklyn homeowners deprived of lawyers as courts speed through foreclosures, lawsuit claims

Wednesday, June 07, 2023

Courts are supposed to assess whether homeowners facing foreclosure qualify for free legal representation, but a new lawsuit claims that isn’t happening in Brooklyn. 


As NYC ban on dirty fuel looms, building owners struggle with pivot to clean heating

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

NYC is phasing out fuel oil in buildings, but many holdouts say switching to cleaner heating alternatives comes with red tape.


How High the Rent?

Thursday, May 04, 2023

The reaction to the news that the million-plus New Yorkers in rent-stabilized apartments will see rent increases of up to 7% next year.

Evicted Brownsville DJ fights to reclaim family home in yearslong deed theft case

Thursday, May 04, 2023

A Brownsville DJ is fighting to reclaim his family’s home of 59 years after losing the property and getting evicted in what he calls “a fraudulent deed theft transaction.” 


Problems with NYC's Apartment Voucher Program

Thursday, April 06, 2023

The city's voucher program, which was intended to help homeless New Yorkers get back on their feet, has led to a group of tenants filing a lawsuit.

NYC Mayor Eric Adams cites NIMBY-ism as one of the biggest challenges to his housing plan

Monday, March 20, 2023

The mayor said his 500,000-unit housing plan requires new incentives for developers as well as a change in regulations to allow for more conversions from offices to homes.


Once a long shot, a plan to demolish and rebuild Chelsea public housing complex sees new life

Thursday, March 16, 2023

A once long-shot plan to demolish and rebuild public housing complexes in Chelsea is gaining new traction as tenant support builds.


Plan to house people discharged from Rikers with serious medical problems meets backlash

Tuesday, December 06, 2022

The words "housing crisis" are an everyday part of life in New York City. But when it comes to formerly incarcerated people, they take on extra weight.


The Right to Shelter in NYC and the Future of NYCHA

Monday, September 19, 2022

City Limits' David Brand on the right to shelter in NYC as people seeking asylum arrive and the changes at NYCHA as its chief resigns.

Checking in on Mayor Adams' Approach to Homelessness

Thursday, August 04, 2022

The homeless population has risen since Mayor Adams took office. David Brand, a senior reporter covering housing at City Limits, discusses how the administration is addressing the issue.

How Far Will the New Queens DA go to Reform the Office?

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

A closer look at the need to reform the Queens DA office.