Learn how city and state policy decisions affect New York’s bridges, buildings, highways, and housing.
Hudson Yards—New York City’s newest neighborhood—is opening its retail mall today. Read More.
Construction costs in New York are much higher than around the rest of the United States. One reason is the city’s notorious Scaffold Law. Read More.
The prevalence of distressed, mentally ill people on city streets has emerged as a significant challenge for the de Blasio administration. Read More.
Last week, Mayor de Blasio announced NYCHA 2.0, which further embraces the public-private partnership model of financing to meet the agency’s massive capital needs. Read More.
In his new report on housing in New York City, Comptroller Scott Stringer says that the city’s current plan to build more units for low-income people is inadequate and should be expanded dramatically. Read More.
Governor Cuomo made a surprise announcement last week: he will support a bill to end vacancy decontrol in New York City. Read More.
A federal judge nixed the consent decree signed by the New York City Housing Authority and the U.S. Department of Justice, ruling that the agreement was inadequate. Read More.
Following revelations about lead-poisoning and other scandals on its properties, the New York City Housing Authority signed a federal consent decree placing it under judicial supervision. Read More.
The city council heard testimony this week about a long-debated proposal to regulate commercial rental negotiations. Read More.
The facts you need to know about the issues that matter most in New York.