The Housing Committee helps to advocate for fair housing, housing resources, tenant’s rights, affordable housing and senior citizens housing. The committee also helps first time home owners and at risk existing homeowners residing in the Community Board 17 district.

Commerce meetings typically occur monthly on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:30pm and are held in the Board’s office.

Working to Keep Our community informed and empowered

  • Oct. 7th Housing Press Conference - The photos below include Camara Jackson, CEO of Elite Learners, Inc standing with, Hazel Martinez, East 40th Street Block Association, Tonya Ores, Executive Director of NHS, Councilman Jumaane D. Williams and the community residents concerned and about new developments in East Flatbush!!
  • Easily Get Rid Of Your Electronics - A new pilot program provides curbside collection of electronics for Staten Island and North Brooklyn (our district), by appointment.
  • DOB Homeowners Info Night - Homeowners, The Department of Buildings hosts a weekly information session just for you!
  • Free Smoke Alarm - The American Red Cross Home Fire Campaign helps save lives by installing free smoke alarms in homes that don't have them, and by educating people about home fire safety.