Learn how city and state policy decisions affect New York’s bridges, buildings, highways, and housing.
There’s a movement to spread the gospel of rent regulation to the rest of New York, including impoverished areas in the Southern Tier. Read More.
There is one bright spot to the New York State budget—the 2% cap on property taxes has been made permanent for local jurisdictions. Read More.
Forty-one percent of Gotham residents report that they can’t afford to live here and are considering moving out. Read More.
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.
The facts you need to know about the issues that matter most in New York.