Mayoral Candidates Speak on Housing at Furman Center Forum

News & Events | April 11th 2013

Mayoral Candidates Bill de Blasio, Christine Quinn, John Liu, Bill Thompson, Adolfo Carrion, and Sal Albanese gave their perspective on New York City’s housing issues to 450 attendees at the Furman Center and Moelis Institute’s Mayoral Forum, Big Ideas for the Big Apple, hosted by Brian Lehrer yesterday. The Forum was preceeded by several panel discussions on the housing legacy of former Mayor Ed Koch. Hear analysis from Furman Center Director Vicki Been and get the full forum audio from the Brian Lehrer Show , or follow @FurmanCenterNYU on twitter to see tweets from the event.


Panel 1: Koch's Re-imagination of the Bureaucracy and the Role of the Private Sector


Panelists: Hon. Paul A. Crotty, U.S. District Judge, Southern District of NY; Abraham Biderman, Eagle Advisors; Felice Michetti, Grenadier Realty Corp.; Frank Anelante, Lemle & Wolff; Donald Capoccia, BFC Partners.

Moderator: Vicki Been, NYU Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy


Panel 2: The Impactof the Ten Year Plan: Looking Back, Looking Forward.


Panelists: William Frey, Enterprise Community Partners; Deborah C. Wright, Carver Bancorp; Jerry Salama, Janus Property Company; Marc Jahr, NYC Housing Development Corporation; 

Moderator: Ingrid Gould Ellen, NYU Furman Center on Real Estate and Urban Policy


Big Ideas for the Big Apple: Mayoral Forum on Affordable Housing


Panelists: Sal F. Albenese, Former NY City Council Member; Adolfo Carrion Jr., Bronx Borough President; Bill deBlassio, NYC Public Advocate; John C. Liu, New York City Comptroller; Hon. Christine Quinn, Speaker, New York City Council; Hon. William C Thomspon, NYC Comptroller. 

Moderator: Brian Lehrer, Radio Host with WNYC, New York


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