Learn how city and state policy decisions affect New York’s bridges, buildings, highways, and housing.
A number of recent, and proposed, high-profile property seizures in New York are raising questions about whether the city is going too far and overstepping the proper limits on “public use.” Read More.
Last week, the popular real estate website Streeteasy released a study claiming that “renting affordably in NYC is impossible on minimum wage.” Read More.
Many New Yorkers perceive that homelessness is on the rise. Read More.
New York City is in the midst of a massive building boom. Read More.
NYCHA, the city’s public housing authority, has taken credit for eliminating a massive backlog of work orders. Read More.
Preserving special individual structures is the key to balance between over-development and stagnation. Read More.
Last week, the Rent Guidelines Board, for the first time in its history, froze rents on 1.1 million stabilized apartments in New York City for the coming year. Read More.
Rent regulation continues New York’s decades-long experiment in warping the housing market and driving up the cost of market-rate rentals. Read More.
In New York’s highly-regulated and extremely tight rental market, converting apartments into hotel rooms dries up supply and erodes community within buildings. Read More.
The facts you need to know about the issues that matter most in New York.