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The Brian Lehrer Show

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen on the Mayor's Rezoning Plan

Friday, April 10, 2015

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen talks about rezoning in Mayor de Blasio's ambitious housing plan.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen; Bystander Videos and Policing; College Confessions

Friday, April 10, 2015

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen on the mayor’s housing plan; bystander videos in police shootings; college finance confessions; a book on the Tsarnaev brothers; Tidal music streaming service.

Transportation Nation

Affordable Housing Push Takes Express Train to MTA Boardroom

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The drumbeat for affordable housing has moved from the streets to City Hall and, on Wednesday, into the MTA's board room.
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Episode 612: The Indicator Strikes Back

Friday, March 20, 2015

Look at the numbers today, and things seem promising for the economy. Jobs and home prices are up. But look under the hood, and you see that in a lot of ways the crisis is still with us.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

How Decisions In Albany Will Affect NYC Housing

Monday, March 09, 2015

New York Times reporter Charles Bagli talks about the impact Albany will have on affordable housing in NYC as 421-A and rent law renewals are voted on in the coming months.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

De Blasio Protects Current Affordable Housing But Feds Threaten Future Developments

Monday, February 23, 2015

ANHD's Barika Williams discusses two new housing stories: the mayor's task force to protect tenants in rent-regulated apartments and a potential threat to future affordable housing.

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WNYC News

City Housing Policy Reviewed For Possible Civil Rights Violations

Friday, February 20, 2015

At issue is the city's policy to put aside 50 percent of affordable housing units to people who already live in the neighborhood. 

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WNYC News

Unhip Means Inexpensive and Quiet in Flatlands, Brooklyn

Friday, February 20, 2015

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The median Brooklyn housing price has surged by 55%, but there are still places in the borough — like Flatlands —  that are more affordable.

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WNYC News

In Visit with Brooklyn Tenants, de Blasio and Heastie Pledge Their Support

Monday, February 09, 2015

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At a rent-stabilized development in Brooklyn, the mayor and the new state Assembly Speaker expressed their desire to renew and strengthen rent regulations in New York City.

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The Takeaway

All the Corrupt Foreign Money Flowing into U.S. Real Estate

Monday, February 09, 2015

Years after Michael Bloomberg said it'd be a godsend for the world's billionaires to move to New York, a Times investigation found foreign buyers using luxury condos to hide corruption.

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The Takeaway

Foreign Investment Drives Housing Booms in San Fran, NYC

Monday, February 02, 2015

Chinese investors are buying up American real estate in expensive urban areas like New York & San Francisco. Find out how foreign investment is driving the housing crunch in these cites.

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The Takeaway

Why it Might be Time to Refinance Your Mortgage

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The average rate for a 30-year fix-rate mortgage fell to 3.8 percent at the end of last week. Some experts say now is a good time to think about refinancing or buying.

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WNYC News

New Proposed Housing Rules Might Hurt Displaced New Yorkers

Friday, January 16, 2015

At a hearing Friday, formerly displaced New Yorkers said the new rules were unfair.

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WNYC News

The Chinese Guide to Buying Real Estate in New York

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Among China’s wealthy set, the party buzz is that it’s time to start buying foreign property. Now, a Chinese-developed tower is shooting up on the Brooklyn waterfront.

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WNYC News

My Mystery Landlord

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

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You know where to send your rent check, but who actually cashes it? In many cases, even New York City doesn’t know who owns your building. Here’s how that becomes a danger.

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WNYC News

Behind the Boom

Monday, January 12, 2015

Pricey real estate is nothing new for New York, but last year set outrageous records. Can – or should – this boom continue?  

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WNYC News

Brooklyn Rentals To Be City's Least Affordable in 2015

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

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Eating up more than 60 percent of median household income.

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WNYC News

Report: Most Airbnb Rentals in New York Are Illegal

Thursday, October 16, 2014

New York's Attorney General found that nearly 3/4 of the listings on Airbnb violate the law and hundreds of units are run as illegal hostels, housing multiple people in tight quarters.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Holding New York's Worst Landlords - And More - Accountable

Monday, October 13, 2014

Letitia James reviews her list of New York City's worst landlords and how to hold them accountable.

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WNYC News

Manhattan Home Prices Rise — For Now

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Prices are going up, thanks to a steep jump in the luxury market,

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