For months now discussion of the details of rent-regulation renewal has been set aside until "after the budget." Word that the framework of a budget deal is in place in Albany might finally clear the way for brass-talks talk. Or not.
The lower-income, working-class people along the Jerome Avenue corridor are among the New Yorkers most in need of affordable housing. So why is there so much skepticism about the mayor's plan to make that neighborhood a focus of his housing plan?
A supportive housing advocate—who hopes to convince Gov. Cuomo to build more of it—says more attention must be paid to the differences between temporary homeless shelters and permanent supportive housing. Continue Reading
Youth who've left foster care have long been part of the city's larger homeless population. The de Blasio administration is taking steps to address the issue, but advocates are pushing for stronger action. Continue Reading
Moves by real estate companies and analyses from city agencies yield a blueprint for where affordable—and not so affordable—units could go in the borough with the city's lowest rents and highest poverty. City Limits maps them. Continue Reading