NPHA’s March Meeting

Join us Monday, March 15th at 7:30 to meet the new Commanding Officer of the 78th Precinct, Captain Frantz
Souffrant and Mayoral Candidate Kathryn Garcia.

Captain Souffrant will be present to get feedback from the community about the 78th Precinct which is located on Sixth Avenue between Bergen and Dean Streets, as well as operations of the NYPD generally. 
The precinct defines a self-enforcement zone of approximately seven blocks in the vicinity of the precinct building. These blocks have limited traffic and parking regulation enforcement. This affects the passage of pedestrians, bicycles and vehicles through our area as well as street sanitation. The area was also affected by street closures and barricades during the protests last summer.

Would you like to share your ideas, questions or concerns in advance? Submit them HERE


Kathryn Garcia was Commissioner of the NYC Department of Sanitation from 2014 to 2020. She was also the chief operating officer of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection and in 2019 served as the chief executive officer of the New York City Housing Authority as part of an emergency effort to address lead paint problems. She is currently a candidate in the 2021 Mayoral Election.

Would you like to share your ideas, questions and concerns in advance? Submit them HERE

When: Mar 15, 2021 7:30 to 9:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

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NPHA’s February Annual Meeting and Community Development Committee Meeting

Please save the dates:

Community Development Committee, Wednesday, February 17th

An update about our efforts related to HPD’s proposed developments.  Plus what goals should NPHA have for new developments, our quality of life, our streets?  How can we address them?  Are you a tenant concerned about your lease or your landlord?  

All NPHA members are welcome.

DATE: Wednesday, February 17th @ 7:30 PM

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NPHA’s annual meeting Monday, Feb. 22nd  
 Please join us for our virtual meeting in February.  We’ll be holding board elections and discussing our efforts over the last year.  

Our bylaws make room for our Board, which currently has nine members, to have fifteen.  NPHA’s goal is to bring together new and long-time residents of Prospect Heights including both property owners and tenants.  We’d love to hear your voice on our board.  If you are interested in joining, please let us know!

DATE: Monday, February 22nd @ 7:30 PM  

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 From our North Flatbush Avenue Business Improvement District neighbors:

We encourage you to take this opportunity to show some love for North Flatbush Avenue businesses! Here’s how you can participate: 

Write an acknowledgement of your favorite North Flatbush Avenue business (Flatbush Avenue from Atlantic to Grand Army Plaza and adjacent triangle intersections), and tag @northflatbushbk and with the hashtag #SmallBusinessSweetie. This can be:A screen-shot of a positive review you’ve left on Google, Yelp, Seamless, etcA selfie inside (or outside) the businessA photo of one of your favorite products. Be sure to tag @northflatbushbk and include the hashtag #SmallBusinessSweetie ! Twice a week NFBID will pick a random participant to receive a $25 gift certificate to that small business, courtesy of North Flatbush Avenue BID. 

Your North Flatbush Avenue Neighbors Need You Now! 
No doubt many of you heard about the recent travesty that impacted our neighbors at 71-73 Saint Marks Avenue/ 267 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn New York. A fire tore through the upper floors of the building displacing residents of nine apartments and causing intense damage to the building and ground floor business, Morgan’s Brooklyn BBQ. We are assured to know that there were no injuries or fatalities. But there are people that are hurting and could use our support.

The Executive Committee of the North Flatbush Avenue BID Board of Directors has recently approved the creation of an Emergency Support Fund and to be stewards of this fundraising opportunity. The intention of this fund is to aid:completely or partially furloughed employees of Morgan’s Brooklyn BBQany of the nine 71//73 Saint Marks Avenue Flatbush Avenue households that identify as in need of assistance.Click HERE to make a contribution! 

Please join us Monday, January 25th

Please join us for our virtual meeting this month.  We’ll discuss tenant hardships, and future next steps for NPHA.  

Feel free to reach out to us with suggestions for the agenda to northprosp

Time: Jan 25, 2021 at 7:00 PM

Atlantic Yards Project  
Quality of Life Meeting
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 @ 6:00 PM
Via Virtual Conferencing
Dial In: +16465588656,,94576141104#
Meeting ID: 945 7614 1104

Please send Project-related questions and suggested agenda items to  And keep NPHA in the loop about any concerns/input at
Community Board 8 Transportation, Environment and Sanitation Meeting
TIME:  Jan 26th at 6:15

Discussion about open streets with the Department of Transportation and with the Department of Design and Construction on sewer and water main work on Park Place and Underhill Avenues.


Meet the City Council Candidates for District 35 Monday, December 14th!

The 2021 election will bring a new City Council member to District 35.  Join NPHA to meet candidates Renee Collymore, Curtis Harris, Michael Hollingsworth, Crystal Hudson, Terrance Knox, Deirdre Levy and Hector Robinson on Monday night, December 14th at 7 PM.  Get to know the candidates and address your priorities and concerns with them directly!

Perris Straughter, Assistant Commissioner for Planning and Predevelopment at NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development, will also join to discuss HPD’s proposals to develop 516 Bergen and 542 Dean Streets with our members.

When: Dec 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM  

Agenda:Meet the Candidates for District 35

Discuss development at 516 Bergen and 542 Dean Streets with NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development Assistant Commissioner Perris Straughter


Complicating this particularly challenging holiday season, for those interested in HPD’s projects, HPD will attend a joint meeting of the Housing and Land Use Committees of Community Board 8 on Thursday the 17th..  See the details below.

As always, please reach out to us at
Joint Meeting of CB8’s Housing and Land Use Committees
HPD Report-back Meeting
516 Bergen and 542 Dean Street HPD lots
Dec 17th   at 6:15 PM

Webex Virtual Platform

“The purpose of the meeting is for HPD to report back on the feedback they have received during the Bergen and Dean Community Engagement. They plan to do a short presentation summarizing what they have heard from the meetings, workshop and survey. They also want to hear the Community Board’s and the public’s feedback on what they present as that will inform the final community visioning report that will be attach to the RFP.”
Meeting link:
Meeting number:
179 960 6852
Join by phone
+1-646-992-2010 UnitedStates Toll (New York City)
+1-408-418-9388 UnitedStates Toll
Access code: 179 960 6852