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Preserving special individual structures is the key to balance between over-development and stagnation. Read More.
Many details about New York City's latest budget remain cloudy. Read More.
The New York City budget includes a council-sponsored proposal for a $1.4 million citywide “Bail Fund,” which would pay bail of $2,000 or less for anyone charged with a misdemeanor who can’t afford to pay it. 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.
The New York City Council is pushing a set of nine bills that would rewrite NYPD procedures. Read More.
Subways are increasingly delayed, and the cars are becoming more and more crowded, even on weekends. Read More.
The Mayor’s campaign promise to ban carriage horses from the streets of New York is reportedly coming to a vote soon. Read More.
A report last week revealed that the New York City Housing Authority has 2,300 empty units, some of which have been vacant for many years. Read More.
The transit workers’ union is angry that several of its bus drivers have been handcuffed after traffic incidents, and are demanding that they be exempted from the law. Read More.
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