Sunday, September 28, 2014
By Jim O'Grady
Friday, September 12, 2014
Friday, September 05, 2014
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Thursday, July 24, 2014
The de Blasio administration says it cannot stop a building on the West Side from constructing separate entrances and amenities for residents of different incomes. It vows to change zoning regulations, but is that actually possible? WNYC economic development reporter Janet Babin discusses the controversy.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
As the mayor's housing plan — including increased density — has taken shape, how does it compare to his progressive vision for the city?
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
By Matthew Schuerman : Editor, WNYC
Flood-proofing older apartment buildings in the wake of Sandy could cost almost as much as the buildings are worth.
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
By Ilya Marritz
After months of low inventory, more owners are putting their homes up for sale thanks to rising real estate prices.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
As part of WNYC's series exploring health and healthcare in The Bronx, which was recently named the least healthy county in New York State, WNYC reporter Amanda Aronczyk explores whether housing should be considered healthcare. New York State thinks so, and is funding "supportive housing" through the state's Medicaid program. Brenda Rosen, executive director of Common Ground, joins the conversation to discuss Common Ground's role in developing "supportive housing."
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Isaiah Thompson, investigative reporter, explains how authorities can seize assets like houses and cars under "civil forfeiture" laws, even when the person may not have been convicted or even charged with a crime - a practice that disproportionately affects poor and minority property owners.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
By Robert Lewis : Reporter, WNYC News
The sprawling, middle income apartment complex is headed into foreclosure and could be sold to yet another buyer later this year.
Friday, May 09, 2014
Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.
Armando Iannucci of "Veep" (First) | De Blasio's Affordable Housing Plan (Starts at 22:30) | What Should the Speed Limit Be? (Starts at 43:15)
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Tuesday, May 06, 2014
On Tuesday's Brian Lehrer Show, we hosted a two-hour conversation about all things rent - from rent laws to affordable housing to advice on how to deal with roommates, landlords, and more. One key question: In a city where so many rent forever, does your rental ever truly feel like home? Below, some of our favorite answers.