Max & Murphy on Housing: Home, Dense Home in NYC

The challenges of buying a home in New York City, the looming test for community plans in Mayor de Blasio’s rezoning push and the difficulties posed by density as Gotham Gazette’s Ben Max and City Limits’ Jarrett Murphy look back at the last fortnight in New York City housing news. Now downloadable as a podcast!

Audio: Young Men in Harlem Grab a Second Chance After Arrests

One young man did time upstate for a crime he says he didn’t do. Another waited two years to have a case against him dismissed. Both got involved with a Harlem group that helps court-involved youth prepare for work or college. The program didn’t solve all their problems, they say, but it gave them tools to wage their own fights.