#BHeard: Brownsville Rising Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 11:30 Full

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In the midst of the global health pandemic, a housing crisis of epic proportions is looming across the nation and right here Brooklyn. Pre-pandemic, Brownsville tenants were severely rent burdened – in 2018, residents experienced more evictions than any other neighborhood in the city of New York. How will calls to #cancelrent impact the tenants and landlords of the neighborhood that endured a COVID-19 infection rate that was more than twice the New York City average?