David Brand

David Brand is the editor of the Queens Daily Eagle. 

David Brand appears in the following:

NYC's massive Link5G towers aren't actually providing 5G (yet)

Thursday, July 11, 2024

Almost all of the towers stand empty, CityBridge officials say, leaving residents without the promised high-speed 5G internet access.


NYC board votes to hike rents by 2.75% for 1 million rent-stabilized apartments

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

The move by the city’s Rent Guidelines Board drew quick condemnation from tenants and their advocates as well as landlords.


Could Broker Fees Be on the Way Out for Renters?

Thursday, June 13, 2024

New York City Councilmember Chi Ossé is pushing legislation that would change how broker fees work, largely eliminating the cost for renters.

Meet Crown Heights’ secret weapon in NYC’s war on rats

Thursday, May 30, 2024

Luna, a 7-year-old rescue dog, earned commendations for her efforts to fight Brooklyn’s rat problems.


New York City considers buy outs of flood-prone homes in Queens

Friday, May 24, 2024

The city’s Department of Environmental Protection is discussing a plan to buy properties hit hard by deadly “cloudburst” flooding.


64 office buildings in NYC could become new housing

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

The city's planning department says seven office conversion projects are underway or recently completed.


Housing News Roundup

Thursday, May 02, 2024

David Brand on recent housing news - a landlord facing "house arrest" and the preliminary rent-regulated apartment increases.

Here's how quickly a New Yorker can come to the brink of homelessness

Monday, April 29, 2024

Over a third of New York City tenants with disabilities pay at least half their income on rent, according to city housing data.


Housing Roundup: State Budget, Property Taxes, 'Squatters'

Thursday, April 04, 2024

David Brand rounds up recent housing news, including the NYS budget deal, NYC property taxes in court, and whether squatters are a growing issue.

Want to own your NYC apartment? This nonprofit is helping renters buy their units.

Monday, March 18, 2024

The East New York Community Land Trust just bought its first apartment building and says the deal shows how NYC can preserve safe, affordable housing.


NYC Mayor Adams reaches settlement in fight to roll back right to shelter

Friday, March 15, 2024

Homeless advocates and their lawyers met with the city officials in state Supreme Court on Friday.


New York City Housing Roundup

Monday, February 26, 2024

The latest New York City housing news, including why NYC Council is joining a lawsuit against Mayor Eric Adams over housing vouchers.

Who runs New York? This guy. And a few others walked it, too.

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Jason Girouard spent last year jogging every street in Manhattan, drawing inspiration from a small group of like-minded urban explorers who came before him.


NYC Council speaker threatens to sue Mayor Adams to implement housing aid laws.

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Mayor Adams is at odds with THE City Council over the future of a housing assistance program that helps pay the rent for tenants leaving homeless shelters. 


Bronx DA investigating building collapse that has left dozens homeless

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

A spokesperson for District Attorney Darcel Clark said her investigations division is working with the city’s fire and buildings departments.


Recapping The Mayor's Off-Topic Press Conference

Wednesday, December 06, 2023

Mayor Adams holds one off-topic press conference per week, where reporters can ask him questions on any subject. A recap of what he talked about at this week's event.

What is KSK, the construction firm at center of Mayor Adams fundraising probe?

Friday, November 03, 2023

The Brooklyn-based company has at least 33 active construction jobs in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and The Bronx,


'Rent Burdened' New Yorkers

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

David Brand on New Yorkers' rent 'burden' and the new migrant shelter time limit.

On Staten Island, 2 months of back rent can end in eviction

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

A Gothamist analysis found a single housing complex is driving one of the highest eviction rates in the city.


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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