NYCHA's LaGuardia Houses

What is RAD, and What Does it Mean for the Future of NYCHA?

The city is moving forward with a plan to transfer 62,000 units to Section 8 housing vouchers under the federal Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program but the program has raised numerous concerns. A panel Wednesday brought together advocates, tenant leaders and policy experts to discuss some of them.

Max & Murphy: Mayor De Blasio’s Trip To Albany

It’s an annual rite of mid-winter: The mayor of New York City travels to the state capitol to give his take on the governor’s proposed budget, and state legislators pelt the mayor with questions about whatever is on their minds. Bill de Blasio’s fifth trip to Albany involved some familiar themes and faces, but a slightly different feel.