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New York City faces a new decade with significant challenges, though from a position of strength. (Photo: Shooter_Sam/iStock) Read More.
New York State’s economic growth has been about average over the last decade. (Photo: Jacob Boomsma/iStock) Read More.
With declining populations and stagnant economies, upstate New York communities are seeing more abandoned houses. (Photo: DenisTangneyJr/iStock) Read More.
The city needs to change its laws to reflect contemporary land use and permit Noho and Soho to grow and change (Photo: peterspiro/iStock) Read More.
Amazon has announced plans to open an office in Hudson Yards to house 1,500 employees. (Photo: jetcityimage/iStock) Read More.
Politicians are demanding higher taxes to make up the budget deficit. (Photo: Pool/Getty Images) Read More.
Housing policy in New York City is dominated by questions of building. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Read More.
New York State radically expanded residential rent control earlier this year. (Photo: William_Potter/iStock) Read More.
City officials want to impose rent regulations on commercial property. (Photo: huePhotography/iStock) Read More.
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