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Affordable Housing

  1. the city politic
    How a New York City Councilwoman Lost Her Job for Doing the Right ThingThe surprise election defeat of the Bronx’s Marjorie Velázquez is a bad sign for affordable housing.
  2. the city politic
    With One Easy Trick, Eric Adams Can Fix NYC’s Housing LotteryIt’s time to let go of a city policy that promotes segregated neighborhoods.
  3. neighborhood news
    The Decadelong Battle Over the Elizabeth Street Garden Nears Its EndUnless the garden’s supporters can figure out how to overturn a universal court ruling handed down in June, a developer will raze the grounds.
  4. the rent is too damn high
    Are the Landlords Bluffing?They say thousands of rent stabilized apartments are too cheap and too far gone to rent. You’ll just have to take their word for it.
  5. the city politic
    A Make-or-Break Moment for Public Housing in New York CityA promising $1.5 billion plan to demolish and rebuild two projects in the heart of Chelsea is an important test for local leaders.
  6. 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.
  7. city hall
    De Blasio’s Affordable-Housing Plan Is His Obamacare: Imperfect But MonumentalAn ambitious, difficult scheme to help people who really need it.
  8. There’s a New Least Affordable City EverHint: It is not Buffalo.
  9. Brooklyn Real Estate Continues to Skyrocket But the rental market is showing some weakness.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. urban planning
    Hunters Point South Should Be the New Gold Standard for Affordable HousingHow do we get more like that?
  13. ‘Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning’: The Dullest, Most Important Phrase in New YorkA term you need to know.
  14. The Beauty (and Limitations) of El Barrio’s Artspace PS109A decayed school building becomes subsidized artists’ housing.
  15. 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.
  16. Davidson: How the de Blasio Housing Plan Is Good, If Wishful, Thinking“The city’s most urgent problem: The rent is too damn high.”
  17. These Cities Built Affordable Housing That’s Also Appealing. Can NYC? Social justice doesn’t mean sacrificing good design.