Furman Center in the News

Date Title Source
06/14/21 New York Has a Housing Crisis. How Would the Mayoral Candidates Fix It? New York Times
06/02/21 Security Deposits Are a Barrier to Affordable Housing. What Can be Done? Shelterforce
05/26/21 Low-Income Renters Who Fell Behind Face Staggering Debts New York Times
05/25/21 Cuomo’s Back-Rent Relief Finally Arrives. Tenants and Landlords Ask: Will it be Enough? THE CITY
05/25/21 ‘Discriminatory’ City Property-tax System Needs a Federal Civil Rights Probe, Landlords and Tenants Crain’s New York
04/27/21 Federal Aid to Renters Moves Slowly, Leaving Many at Risk New York Times
04/20/21 How Will New York Convert Unused Buildings into Housing? City & State
04/08/21 The Government Is Helping People Pay Rent, but Something’s Gone Wrong Slate
03/29/21 As Eviction Deadline Looms, Some Cities Provide Free Attorneys to Renters WCNC
03/24/21 Despite coronavirus relief dollars, many still waiting for rental aid to arrive ABC News
03/23/21 Eviction Moratoriums: A Lifeline For Thousands Of New Yorkers NY1
02/26/21 A Push for Zoning Reform in Connecticut The New York Times
02/23/21 Mayoral candidates’ big plans for homelessness will be tough to see through Politico
02/19/21 NY lawmakers urge tenants to complete ‘hardship’ paperwork to delay eviction Queens Daily Eagle
02/17/21 Despite Deep Rent Cuts, Essential Workers Are Mostly Left Out The New York Times
02/11/21 Openigloo Tracks Renters Receiving Pandemic Relief From Landlords Greenpointers
02/10/21 NYC Anti-Eviction Forms Slow To Roll In, Stirring Unease Law360
02/09/21 NYC’s Small Landlords of Color Among Those Battling for Survival Amid Rent Moratorium THE CITY
01/01/21 Best of 2020: How wealthy towns keep people with housing vouchers out The CT Mirror
12/28/20 New York Will Ban Most Evictions as Tenants Struggle to Pay Rent New York Times
12/21/20 Ideas for a new New York City and State New York
12/11/20 Lawmakers Mull Action on Evictions as Rent Relief Expansion Stalls The Real Deal
12/11/20 Midtown Is Reeling. Should Its Offices Become Apartments? New York Times
12/11/20 When Togetherness Means Home Is No Safe Haven WHYY
12/09/20 Don’t flush this opportunity: A revived Queens waterfront instead of a fetid mess NY Daily News
11/24/20 New York’s Covid Comeback Must Target Equitable Growth Forbes
11/23/20 Put housing first in the next COVID relief package New York Daily News
11/12/20 If Joe Biden wants to fix the housing crisis, he should start in New York’s suburbs Fast Company
11/09/20 Landlords Are Threatening Renters, Despite The Eviction Moratoriums Documented
11/02/20 Imagining a Second Life for Midtown Manhattan’s Empty Offices Bloomberg CityLab
10/29/20 Small loans are a pain point amid the pandemic: NY Fed panel National Mortgage News
10/22/20 City to answer questions, give update on landlord/tenant assistance, CARES Act funding Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
10/16/20 Renters Outside of New York City Face Housing Instability Spectrum News NY1
10/08/20 The COVID-Related Housing Crisis Nobody Mentions Governing
10/02/20 Nearly 10K NYC Eviction Notices Filed This Summer, a 74% Drop City Limits
10/01/20 To Revive NYC, Reinvent the Zoning Code NY Daily News
09/29/20 Cuomo Extends Moratorium on Residential Tenant Evictions to 2021 Albany Business Review
09/16/20 Industry City and the Future of Member Deference City & State NY
09/16/20 America’s Eviction Epidemic The New York Review of Books
09/11/20 Rents Are Down in Manhattan, But Up in Neighborhoods Hit Hardest by COVID-19 Curbed NY
09/09/20 Population in New York City Homeless Shelters Drops in Pandemic Wall Street Journal
09/02/20 Harlem Is Fighting to Save its Remaining Black-owned Businesses CNN Business
09/02/20 NY Courts Say State Has 1 Month To Act On Eviction Hold Law 360
08/19/20 As New York Hurtles Toward an Eviction Crisis, These Are the Tenants Most at Risk Curbed NY
08/12/20 New York City Finds Coronavirus Case Rise in Brooklyn Neighborhood The Wall Street Journal
08/12/20 As the Pandemic Empties Office Buildings, Can Those Spaces Help Solve the Housing Crisis? Realtor
08/05/20 Thousands Of New Yorkers At Risk Of Eviction As Cuomo’s Moratorium Expires Gothamist
08/05/20 400,000 NYC Families Could Lose Homes as Eviction Pause Lifts, Federal Aid Stalls New York Post
08/05/20 In These Neighborhoods, the Jobless Rate May Top 30 Percent The New York Times
08/05/20 Pandemic Disruption Waylays NYC Property Tax Reform Project Bloomberg Tax
08/05/20 Tenants Fear Ballooning Housing Crisis if Cuomo Doesn’t Stop Evictions Spectrum News NY1
07/29/20 A Wave of Evictions Is Coming. Democrats Are Proposing a Lifeline. Vox
07/29/20 How to Help New Yorkers Who Can’t Pay Rent Inside City Hall
07/21/20 Seeking Suburban Votes, Trump Targets Rule To Combat Racial Bias In Housing wbur
07/17/20 Mass Evictions: The Next Crisis that Could Hit New York City Market Watch
07/16/20 In Wake of Coronavirus, A Looming Epidemic of Evictions Yahoo News
07/15/20 A Lot of Americans Are About to Lose Their Homes The Atlantic
07/09/20 25 Percent of NYC Renters Have Not Made Payments Since March New York Post
07/08/20 PPP loans favored wealthier city neighborhoods Crain’s New York
07/08/20 NYC Rental Market Pushed to Breaking Point by Tenant Debts Bloomberg Businessweek
07/08/20 America’s Looming Housing Catastrophe, Explained Vox
07/06/20 Crowding and the Coronavirus: Why Different Parts of NYC Have Been Hit Harder Market Watch
07/06/20 5 Policy Research Centers Helping Us Understand And Improve Our Society Ezvid Wiki
07/01/20 New Law Extends New York State Eviction Protections for Residential Tenants Albany Business Review
06/30/20 Cuomo Signs Partial Eviction Moratorium Bill Law360
06/18/20 Citing Pandemic, City Grants Rent-Regulated Tenants One Year Rent Freeze Gothamist
06/18/20 Cuomo’s Initial Eviction Moratorium Expires This Weekend⁠—And Tenants Are Worried Spectrum News NY1
06/11/20 A Wave of Legislation Aimed at Renters and Small Biz City Limits
06/07/20 Covid-19 Stalks Large Families in Rural America Wall Street Journal
05/29/20 New York’s plan to become a fairer city after COVID-19 World Economic Forum
05/20/20 How Does a Virus Spread in Cities? It’s a Problem of Scale WIRED
05/07/20 Agencies urged to pause CRA reform as banks manage pandemic response American Banker
05/06/20 Who Are the New COVID-19 Hospitalizations in New York? The Breakdown Is Worrisome NBC New York
04/22/20 L.A. Housing Stricken by Overcrowding Triggers Fears of Coronavirus Spread Yahoo News
04/10/20 In NYC, ‘stark contrast’ in COVID-19 infection rates based on education and race ABC News
04/06/20 Data Suggests Many New York City Neighborhoods Hardest Hit by COVID-19 Are Also Low-Income Areas Time Magazine
04/01/20 AOC Urges Cuomo to Support Rent Forgiveness Politico
04/01/20 Will New York Cancel Rents and Commercial Mortgage Payments? Commercial Observer
03/31/20 How the Coronavirus is Intensifying the Gap Between City’s Richest and Poorest Crain’s New York Business
03/30/20 Could NY’s Work From Home Moment Fuel Office-to-Residential Conversions? The Real Deal
03/24/20 Housing Policy Must Change in Wake of COVID-19 Shelterforce
03/20/20 New York’s Millennial Homeowners and Where to Find Them New York Times
02/14/20 What happens to a neighborhood’s rent when a luxury tower rises? Curbed NY
02/14/20 A Luxury Apartment Rises in a Poor Neighborhood. What Happens Next? New York Times
02/14/20 Macy’s Herald Square project faces tough road ahead Crain’s New York Business
02/13/20 Lessons from Amazon ‘HQ2’: Corporate Tax Incentives and Affordable Housing Need to be a Package Deal Gotham Gazette
02/12/20 Save our city: Stop making it so damn hard to build New York Post
02/10/20 Global Entry: What to Know About the Enrollment Freeze New York Times
02/06/20 New Yorkers no longer have to pay a broker’s fee when renting an apartment CNN.com
02/06/20 As NYC neighborhoods push back against rezonings, can the city meet its affordable housing goals? Curbed
02/04/20 A balancing act in Brooklyn City & State
01/29/20 Will softer Community Reinvestment Act regulations harm communities of color? City & State New York
01/13/20 The Decade Dominated by the Ultraluxury Condo New York Times
01/09/20 How Wealthy Towns Keep People With Housing Vouchers Out ProPublica
01/02/20 This Union Defeated Airbnb. Now It’s Taking Aim at a New Target. The New York Times
12/06/19 The Taxman Cometh for Some Condos New York Times
11/19/19 Evictions are on the decline in NYC—but not in the Bronx Curbed NY
11/18/19 Evictions Declined Before Debut of New Rent Laws, Study Finds Crain’s New York
11/07/19 Fort Greene, Brooklyn: Riding the Wave of Gentrification New York Times
10/21/19 Short-Term Rentals and the Effects on Housing Affordability Urban Land Magazine