On key rent-regulation issues—vacancy bonuses, preferential rents, individual apartment improvements, major capital improvements—it will remain unclear for a few weeks what the administration's specific "ask" will be.
With a new Assembly speaker in place, rent regulations seem likely to be renewed without significant changes, Rent Stabilization Association head Joseph Strasburg said in an interview. Continue Reading
The Independent Democratic Conference is proposing to restore state support for public housing, fund backlogged capital projects and require market developers to fix NYCHA buildings. Continue Reading
Before we argue about how many units the mayor gets credit for in 2014 or how many apartments his plan sets aside for the very poor or the middle class, should New York City considered whether it's shooting for the right target?