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Deputy Mayor Glen on the Affordable Housing Plan

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio has released a plan to build or preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing. Alicia Glen, deputy mayor for housing and economic development, talks about the approach and how density is part of the mayor's vision for affordability in the city.

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City Wants New Yorkers to Help Enforce Smoking Ban

Thursday, February 03, 2011


Smokers who light up at city parks, beaches or pedestrian plazas could be slapped with a $50 nuisance fine as soon as May.

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Deputy Mayor Asks and Tells: How Can New York Save Money?

Tuesday, November 23, 2010


So, the city has one energy budget, but when people in a building are responsible for their own costs, they take better care of that building.

—Stephen Goldsmith, deputy mayor of operations for New York City on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Senior-Friendly City

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Linda Gibbs, deputy mayor for Health and Human Services, talks about the city's initiative to make the Upper West Side and East Harlem more accomodating to senior citizens' needs.

The New York Academy of Medicine has several maps online showing where seniors live, the most convenient transportation, and the poverty rates for the elderly in New York City. Take a look, and tell us what you notice.

And tell us what New York City life is like for you if you're a senior citizen, and what could be done to make it better.

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