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Why Doesn't Mayor De Blasio Like Roommates?

Matt Hutchinson | Posted 10.04.2014 | Politics
Matt Hutchinson

The Mayor has announced his ten year, five borough plan to increase the supply of affordable housing in New York - but it appears he's down on the single biggest supply of affordable accommodation the city has to offer, apartment sharing. Why?

Low Wages and the Metropolitan Middle Class

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

The Welfare to Work reforms of the 1990's may have shrunk the public assistance rolls, but has not necessarily improved financial stability for low-income households.