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Protesters rally, demand affordable housing in Downtown Brooklyn

Organizers say they have about 75 groups involved

Organizers say they have about 75 groups involved from unions to community organizations. (April 3, 2014 12:23 PM)

Some Brooklyn residents held a rally Thursday over luxury housing that's popping up around the borough and the city.

They say that rent continues to skyrocket in areas like Downtown Brooklyn, Fort Greene and Boerum Hill, driving them out of the neighborhoods they grew up in. Protesters marched through the downtown area this morning, stopping at several luxury apartment buildings and demanding...

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