Monthly Archives: March 2015

Can’t Build Affordable Housing

You cannot build affordable housing in much of the City according to a report from the Furman Center at NYU yesterday. As developers have been saying for years, the numbers do not pencil out. Creating Affordable Housing Out of Thin … Continue reading

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Brooklyn BP Joins BuildingsNY Panel

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has confirmed he will join Bronx BP Ruben Diaz Jr. on the ABO’s BuildingsNY keynote panel “Housing in the Boroughs: Who Wants It?” at 9 a.m. April 28th in the Javits Center. What goes up … Continue reading

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Rent Guidelines Season Begins

The rent guidelines season began yesterday with the appointment of three new members to the nine member Rent Guidelines Board by Mayor de Blasio. The two new ‘public’ members include a liberal law professor and the policy director for Local … Continue reading

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Bankrupt Lease Policy

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit this week accepted the NY State Court of Appeals opinion that a rent stabilized lease is a public assistance benefit, ruling that therefore the lease could not be sold as part … Continue reading

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