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The Ground Is Collapsing Under Canarsie Homes and Nobody Is Sure How Many Are Affected

September 13 | Samantha Maldonado, The City

This article was originally published on Sep 11 5:00am EDT by THE CITY Alvin Henry was on his way to work on a Wednesday morning in April when his daughter called from his home to say she heard a bang. He rushed back to his semi-detached, three-story house in Canarsie, where he discovered that the […]

Dotted with parkland, southeast Brooklyn waterfront is varied and fascinating

August 23 | Helen Klein

With waterfront homes equipped with docks, numerous boat clubs and huge swaths of parkland, the shoreline of Brooklyn’s Community Board 18 could well be the most diverse not just in the borough but in the entire city. The board’s 8.4 square miles of area encompass the communities of Mill Basin, Canarsie, Mill Island, Marine Park, […]

‘Zombie Debt’: Homeowners face foreclosure on old mortgages

November 16 | Michael Hill, Associated Press

CANARSIE – Rose Prophete thought the second mortgage loan on her Brooklyn home was resolved about a decade ago — until she received paperwork claiming she owed more than $130,000. “I was shocked,” said Prophete, who refinanced her two-family home in 2006, six years after arriving from Haiti. “I don’t even know these people because […]