Lower East Side Links

–Editorial: Bill de Blasio should begin paying attention to the people who put him in office, even as he heads for certain re-election next month. “Any victory will be Pyrrhic if the very people he claims to champion continue to flee their neighborhoods and their city for want of the boldest action possible to reimagine solutions to the city’s affordable housing crisis.” [Daily News]

–In November, voters will be asked to decide whether judges should have the power to strip pensions from corrupt elected officials. Former state lawmakers, including Sheldon Silver, have been able to keep their pensions after criminal prosecutions. [Times Union]

–Launching today — an organization former State Sen. Daniel Squadron helped create to back progressive candidates for political office nationwide. [BuzzFeed]

–It’s a time of significant change for downtown dance institutions, including at the Abrons Arts Center. [New York Times]

–Another look at the Tenement Museum’s new exhibition, Under One Roof. [City Lab]