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New York City Affordable Housing

Let's Bring Affordable Rents Back Home

Gregory Floyd | Posted 04.01.2014 | 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.

NYC Homes For Addicts Are In Horrible Condition

ProPublica | Posted 10.17.2013 | New York

By Jake Bernstein, ProPublica Beds in closets. Vermin infestations. Drug-dealing hou...

PHOTOS: 'Worst Room' Blog Documents The Absurdity Of NYC Housing

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.08.2013 | New York

"Are you f**king serious?" That's the question Ryan Nethery, 25, says he would often ask himself while searching Craigslist ads for apartments in ...

Quinn Vows to Build 40,000 New Middle-Class Apartments

DNAinfo | Posted 02.11.2013 | New York

CITY HALL — City Council Speaker Christine Quinn vowed to build 40,000 affordable, middle-class apartments over the next 10 year during her final St...