When it comes to Wayne Barrett, all the clichés ring true. They did break the mold. He was one of a kind. And “a force of nature” is exactly how you’d have to have described him.
Gotham Gazette and City Limits discuss the housing policy questions New York City is facing as a new president and administration take power.
Certainly New York could use some rebuilding, but will ordinary New Yorkers really stand to benefit from a Trump infrastructure plan? See a list of the improvements one group of city residents wants to see.
From homeownership to public housing, tax credits to local hiring, there are more questions than answers so far about what the Trump presidency will mean to housing policies that affect New York.