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New York City Affordable Housing

Airbnb Under Fire From New 'Share Better' Campaign

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology

The battle over the so-called sharing economy is heating up as New Yorkers question the impact of home-sharing sites like Airbnb. A campaign called...

Bank Of America Deal A Victory For New York Families

Eric T. Schneiderman | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics
Eric T. Schneiderman

This settlement sends a strong message that banks that prey on customers and investors will be held accountable. I will continue to investigate financial institutions that bend the rules for their own benefit, and pursue equal justice for all New York families.

New York City Asked To Triple Affordable Housing For The Homeless

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 06.18.2014 | Impact

As New York City's homeless crisis continues to reach record-setting heights, a group of council members are demanding the city triple the number of a...

Millionaires Are Hogging NYC's Affordable Housing

| Posted 04.30.2014 | Business

By James Fanelli NEW YORK CITY — It’s affordable housing — for the 1 percent.A polo-playing multimillionaire who allegedly broke up Gov. Andre...

Christopher Mathias

NYC Is Even More Unaffordable Than You Think, In 6 Charts

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 04.25.2014 | Business

We knew it was bad, but not this bad. Rents in New York City have skyrocketed over the past decade while New Yorkers' incomes have fallen, creatin...

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.

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...