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The Brian Lehrer Show

The State of New York City's Housing and Neighborhoods

Monday, April 30, 2012

Vicki Been, director of the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy at NYU, discusses the center's tenth annual State of New York City’s Housing and Neighborhoods report, including findings on diversity, foreclosure rates and property tax distribution.

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That Picasso? Worth About as Much as a Fifth Avenue 5-Bedroom

Monday, March 05, 2012

It's long been axiomatic that a slice of pizza costs about the same price as a single ride on the subway. But here's a new economic parallel for New York City: the most expensive apartments changing hands in the city last year fetched about as much money as masterworks by Andy Warhol and Gustav Klimt.

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Census Workers Unable to Access 'Housing Underworld,' Some Say

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

As the city plans to challenge what it says are low census numbers by showing that many of the thousands of vacancies – namely in Brooklyn and Queens – were in fact occupied homes, some residents in those areas spoke of an impenetrable "housing underworld" that census workers could not reach.

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