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New York Affordable Housing

Let's Bring Affordable Rents Back Home

Gregory Floyd | Posted 06.01.2014 | New York
Gregory Floyd

It's clear that we need more truly affordable housing. One way to get it is to build it, but real-estate interests are powerful, and the city makes it all too easy for developers to tear down existing, rent-stabilized buildings to build glass-covered luxury condo towers.

More NYC -- Expanding Housing Can Produce Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs Across NYC

Nathan Newman | Posted 05.06.2014 | New York
Nathan Newman

Critically, building affordable housing units across the city will help create jobs right in the neighborhoods suffering the highest unemployment, helping address the yawning economic and racial divide opened up during the most recent recession.

Micro Units Proposed to Make New York City Living Affordable

Harriet McDonald | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Harriet McDonald

While a micro unit might not be everyone's first choice, my guess is that quite a few people would find one an appealing and affordable way to begin life in New York.

Cornerstone Program, Affordable Housing Deal, Not Followed Up By Bloomberg

New York Daily News | Adam Lisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Bloomberg administration never checked to see if developers who got discounted city land in exchange for building affordable housing kept their en...