Housing Affordability


New Atlantic Yards Project to be 100 Percent Affordable, Mayor Says

Monday, December 15, 2014

The new development will create 298 affordable units in a neighborhood that's being branded as "Pacific Park."

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Brooklyn Rentals To Be City's Least Affordable in 2015

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Eating up more than 60 percent of median household income.

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De Blasio Administration Can't Close Poor Door

Friday, August 29, 2014

Until zoning or other laws change, the city could see more 'poor doors.'

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Ways to Lose Your Rent-Stabilized Apartment

Thursday, August 21, 2014

When tenants leave, their apartments can hit market rate. The mayor's challenge: keeping enough apartments rent stabilized to meet his affordable housing goals.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

NYC Apartments are the New Swiss Bank Accounts

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Foreign buyers are parking their (sometimes ill-gotten) gains in high-end New York City apartments. 

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The Takeaway

What's a Dollar Worth Where You Live?

Monday, April 28, 2014

What's a dollar worth to you? Here we examine how far a dollar goes across the country, and how affordability determines where we live and why we move.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Candidate de Blasio on Housing and Transportation

Thursday, October 24, 2013

New York City Public Advocate and Democratic candidate for mayor, Bill de Blasio, talks about housing and transportation issues.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

A New York Without Rent Regulation?

Monday, July 29, 2013

What would happen if New York did away with rent regulation? NPR Planet Money co-founder and New York Times contributor Adam Davidson discusses possible alternatives. 

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As Bloomberg Built Affordable Housing, City Became Less Affordable

Tuesday, July 09, 2013


Near the beginning of his three terms in office, Mayor Bloomberg made two promises: He'd pump billions into affordable housing. And he'd do everything he could to make the city more desirable. He kept both promises.

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