Rental Recession

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Tuesday, December 23, 2008

As the recession takes its toll on all aspects of New York City life, one silver lining may be a drop in rental prices. Could this be a good time to search for a new apartment? And, a new option to renting an apartment may be emerging in Brooklyn – it’s called co-housing. Plus, the latest on the big split in the Episcopal church.

Fort Dix Fallout

A jury has convicted five men of conspiracy to murder but acquitted them of attempted murder in the Fort Dix terrorism trial. Karen Greenberg, executive director of the NYU Center on Law and Security, looks at the implications of the Fort Dix verdict. And Jim ...

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Where the Jobs Are

Dennis Demp, employment expert and author of Health Care Job Explosion, and Dr. Robert Hartwig, president of the Insurance Information Institute, on where the remaining jobs are during a recession.

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Rents Stabilizing?

Sam Chandan, President of Real Estate Economics LLC and Lockhart Steele of discuss the effect of the economic downturn on NYC rents.

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Living Together

Most New Yorkers know their neighbors only as well as thin walls permit. But Alex Marshall, a journalist and senior fellow at the Regional Plan Association, wants to change that with Brooklyn Cohousing LLC. He joins us today to talk about the notion of "cohousing," a movement that encourages ...

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Christmas Spirit

Reverend Irene Monroe, Ford Fellow and doctoral candidate at Harvard Divinity School, on the split in the Episcopal church and other religious matters.

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Question Of The Day: Opting Out?

An open forum for folks who don't celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah. How do you survive the so-called holiday season if you don't celebrate these holidays? Comment below!

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