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Affordable Housing

  1. This New York City Housing Project Works. What’s Different About Ocean Bay?This complex in the Rockaways was rebuilt and is clean, well-maintained, and safe.
  2. city hall
    De Blasio’s Affordable-Housing Plan Is His Obamacare: Imperfect But MonumentalAn ambitious, difficult scheme to help people who really need it.
  3. There’s a New Least Affordable City EverHint: It is not Buffalo.
  4. Brooklyn Real Estate Continues to Skyrocket But the rental market is showing some weakness.
  5. reasons to love new york
    Affordable Housing Could Look Like ThisThe view from Hunter’s Point South, the city’s largest affordable-housing development since the 1970s.
  6. what would jane jacobs say?
    Will de Blasio’s Affordable Housing Plan Work?Some neighborhoods would get crappier without getting cheaper. But most of it is worth trying.
  7. urban planning
    Hunters Point South Should Be the New Gold Standard for Affordable HousingHow do we get more like that?
  8. ‘Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning’: The Dullest, Most Important Phrase in New YorkA term you need to know.
  9. The Beauty (and Limitations) of El Barrio’s Artspace PS109A decayed school building becomes subsidized artists’ housing.
  10. urban planning
    In Terms of Affordable Housing, Queens Is de Blasio’s Last Best HopeThe mayor can’t de-gentrify hot zones. What he can do is pump city money into middle-class safe zones in Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx.
  11. Davidson: How the de Blasio Housing Plan Is Good, If Wishful, Thinking“The city’s most urgent problem: The rent is too damn high.”
  12. These Cities Built Affordable Housing That’s Also Appealing. Can NYC? Social justice doesn’t mean sacrificing good design.