Launched to share information among the housing advocates and community leaders rebuilding New York, City Limits grew to cover the issues, neighborhoods and people who made the city what it was over the past four decades.
Zero tolerance in schools, thefts of iPods and cell phones are cited as factors.
Gifford Miller gave Betsy Gotbaum $400,000 to find new ways to build affordable housing. Their study and its recommendation–to promote new condo development in the outer boroughs–still hasn’t been made public.
Atlantic Yards developer promises to make half of new apartments affordable to low and middle-income tenants.
Mayor, Comptroller and community groups reach historic agreement.
Council wants more affordable housing in Greenpoint/Williamsburg rezoning.
Housing activists balk at developers’ request for two different types of public funds.
City Council introduces plan to transfer brownfield sites to community developers.
Builders balk at state spending limits.