Plus, new research on the city’s growing tab for retiree healthcare.
Not that foreclosure is the only thing city homeowners, or policymakers, have to worry about.
Call for lower height limits on new buildings, new infrastructure and affordable housing that favors moderate incomes.
There’s little doubt that the neighborhood needs to be protected from rising seas. There is concern, however, about what kind of community will be shielded by the storm barriers.
Added Value Farms is an urban farm and compost operation in Red Hook that offers healthy food and community training. Damage from Superstorm Sandy threatened all of that.
The city is pursuing a “no regrets” policy. But some think a plan to retreat is needed.
As we approach the third anniversary of the devastating storm, a veteran housing policy expert says it’s time to revisit the lessons learned—and changes made—since then. If another disaster strikes, will the residents of affordable apartments stay safe?