The de Blasio administration has shown some openness to community land trusts, which offer a promising new approach to providing affordable housing in New York City. Now the Council is being called on to fund next steps.
Advocates want the de Blasio administration to boost the legal staff that goes after landlords who allegedly violate a 2008 law banning discrimination based on the type of legal income used to pay rent.
The consensus is growing that we want fewer cars, especially in Manhattan, and more places where it’s comfortable to walk and bike. Against that stands multibillion-dollar ride-hailing companies, the AV industry and the modern manifestation of ‘Organized Motordom.’