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Inclusionary Zoning

Open the Door to an Inclusive NYC

Mark Levine | Posted 10.13.2014 | New York
Mark Levine

At its best, New York City is a place where people from all walks of life live together and interact with each other. But a new residential tower rising on Manhattan's west side tears at that tradition.

MORE NYC -- How Inclusionary Zoning Fees Can Produce Millions of Affordable Housing Units for NYC

Nathan Newman | Posted 05.04.2014 | New York
Nathan Newman

Zoning rules have trapped four decades of unmet demand in lower Manhattan and, from an environmental perspective, the equivalent of a vast pool of clean energy ready to be tapped.

Joy Resmovits

Exclusionary Housing Leads To Educational 'Segregation' -- Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.19.2012 | Education

Tanya McDowell, a Connecticut mother, made headlines last year when she was accused of stealing -- specifically, of stealing an education for her son....

The End of Central Planning?

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

The private sector is motivated by profit, and the means with which the private sector expresses this motivation are often at odds with what is best for a city and its inhabitants.

A Sorry State of the City

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

Mayor Bloomberg needs to acknowledge that residents require more than just minimum-wage employment to survive and thrive.

Developers Need Community Support, Communities Need Affordable Housing

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

People are still moving to New York -- despite the recession -- and hundreds of thousands of new housing units will need to be built before supply catches up with demand.

Bloomberg's Legacy Is at Risk -- Here's How He Can Save It

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

Even during the boom, many New Yorkers saw their wages stagnate while housing prices escalated. Under Bloomberg, New York saw extraordinary growth, but it was far from equitable.