Furman Center in the News

Date Title Source
01/16/24 Stakeholders Say 2024 Will be the Year for a 421a Replacement. Good Luck Commercial Observer
01/16/24 These researchers will look at how RI could create a state housing developer Providence Journal
01/16/24 Seattle’s Housing Construction Booms While Permitting Flashes Warning Signs The Urbanist
12/12/23 New York Wants to Pay Landlords to Fix and Rent Single-Room Apartments New York Times
12/07/23 Yes, building more housing does lower rents, study says Commonwealth Beacon
11/30/23 Building Housing Lowers Prices But “Supply Skeptics” Don’t Believe It Forbes
11/20/23 No, Really. Building More Housing Can Combat Rising Rents Bloomberg
11/20/23 Has Montana solved its housing crisis? High Country News
09/19/23 How Housing Restrictions Promote Education Inequality Vital City
07/30/23 Brooklyn community calls for NYC ferry service to Canarsie Gothamist
07/26/23 Little Oversight, Deals Signed in the Dark: How Speculators Cash In When NYC Homeowners Die Without Wills THE CITY
07/12/23 The New York City Economic Tracker: June 19, 2023 Investopedia
06/15/23 Kathy Hochul has a year to build a YIMBY coalition City & State New York
06/13/23 Queens residents demand affordable housing on site of old psych hospital Gothamist
06/09/23 Show Me The Money: The Misalignment In Rent Regulation Prevents The Production Of Housing Forbes
06/07/23 “The Job It Almost Was”: Advocates on the Loss of NYC’s Chief Housing Officer City Limits
06/07/23 New York Has a Housing Crisis. So Why Won’t Albany Act? Intelligencer
06/03/23 People who earn $100K still struggle to pay rent WWCO-AM (News Talk Radio Minneapolis)
06/01/23 A son of Harlem is now an outsider looking in Gothamist
05/29/23 Consider SROs to Help Solve New York City’s Homelessness Crisis Commercial Observer
05/21/23 ‘Granny flats’ play surprising role in easing California’s housing woes The Washington Post
05/15/23 Hochul wants to pass a housing package on her own terms City & State New York
05/12/23 Once an Evangelist for Airbnbs, She Now Crusades for Affordable Housing New York Times
04/26/23 These Lawsuits Could Turn the Tide on Section 8 Discrimination NextCity
04/21/23 The Rent-Stabilization Board Is Proposing What Exactly? Curbed
04/06/23 Voucher holders sue city as landlords, tenants go unpaid The Real Deal
04/01/23 New York Needs the Housing Access Voucher Program Gotham Gazette
03/29/23 Op-Ed: Vouchers are good for the homeless - and taxpayers Crain’s New York Business
03/29/23 Can New York Fix Its Housing Crisis? It Depends on the Suburbs The New York Times
03/22/23 NIMBYs Threaten a Plan to Build More Suburban Housing The New York Times
03/21/23 Incentives won’t make dent in housing crisis, groups say The Real Deal
03/20/23 Lawmakers Aren’t Sure Their Own Plan to Build More Housing Will Work New York Focus
03/20/23 Kathy Hochul’s Plan to Force NYC Suburbs to Approve More Housing Sparks Battle Wall Street Journal
03/16/23 Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status Influences Outcomes After Hospitalizations for Neurologic Conditions NeurologyToday
03/01/23 Council, Adams administration clash on office-to-resi affordability The Real Deal
02/23/23 Multifamily Developers Mull Pivot to Condo Projects, Using Public Land Post-421-a Crain’s New York
02/14/23 Aggressive New York Housing Plan Borrows Ideas From Other States The New York Times
02/13/23 NYC neighborhoods fell short of Hochul’s growth targets Politico
02/12/23 Landlords want the Supreme Court to overturn NY’s rent reg laws. What happens next? Gothamist
02/03/23 The African American exodus from New York City Gothamist
01/03/23 Hochul wants to build 800K housing units over the next decade. How do you do that? City & State NY
12/15/22 N.Y.C. Community Boards Usually Oppose New Housing. Not This One. New York Times
11/21/22 Will Innovation QNS happen without 421a? The Real Deal
10/19/22 13 Years, 3 Mayors, Countless Community Board Meetings, and Just One Building: The tortured path to 112 affordable apartment units in Hell’s Kitchen. Curbed
10/18/22 The Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac endgame The Hill
10/10/22 At the Root of NYC’s Housing Crisis, a Decades-Long Problem of Supply Not Meeting Demand Spectrum News NY1
10/03/22 NYC casino process moves ahead as key siting board gets members Gothamist
09/23/22 Taller Towers, Fewer Homes The New York Times
09/19/22 Evictions Slowly Ramp Up After COVID-19 City & State New York
09/16/22 In Socialists We Trust: Tiffany Cabán and the Great Housing Breakthrough The Real Deal
08/29/22 New York City’s real estate subsidy program is dead. What should a revived version look like? City & State
08/25/22 American cities want rent control to rein in housing costs The Economist
08/16/22 Permits Surged Before 421-a Tax Break Expired — But Not Enough to Stave Off a Housing Construction Lull, Developers Warn THE CITY
08/02/22 NYC is Desperate to House the Homeless. A Bitter Fight in the Bronx Over Housing People Leaving Rikers Shows Why That’s So Hard New York Daily News
08/01/22 Why It’s So Hard to Find an Affordable Apartment in New York The New York Times
07/28/22 New NYC Storm Surge Map Shows How Climate Change Threatens Affordable Housing, Upscale Waterfront Gothamist
07/21/22 When a New High-Rise Means Less Housing Curbed
07/18/22 Eric Adams Wants More New Yorkers to Be Homeowners — and Stay That Way THE CITY
07/16/22 New York tried to make apartments affordable. The opposite happened. POLITICO
07/15/22 Pledged Amenity Space at Atlantic Yards Was Never Built. What Will That Mean for Promised Affordable Housing? City Limits
07/11/22 End of New York City Tax Incentive Imperils Apartment Construction The Wall Street Journal
07/07/22 Mayor Adams’ Housing Plan and the Affordability Crisis WNYC (The Brian Lehrer Show)
07/06/22 Passed by Legislature, Uncertain Future for Bill to Ensure Access to Public Housing for Formerly Incarcerated New Yorkers Gotham Gazette
06/27/22 Can Adams’ citywide affordable housing plan finally tear down the NIMBY wall? City and State
06/24/22 Looking for Affordable Housing in New York? Here’s Where To Find It. The New York Times
06/23/22 The Annual Circus That Makes Landlords and Tenants Mad Curbed
06/23/22 Why are rent stabilized tenants getting rent hikes? City and State
06/21/22 Here’s why Eric Adams’ affordable housing plan makes no promises on unit volume Crain’s New York
06/15/22 Dead and buried: 421a is gone. Will it ever return? The Real Deal
06/09/22 In New York City, the end of COVID deals leaves many struggling to find affordable housing WBUR
06/09/22 Want a Rent-Regulated Apartment? Pay This Broker $10,000 Hell Gate
06/08/22 The ‘time-honored tradition’ of opposing affordable multifamily housing in US cities Smart Cities Dive
06/08/22 Building Boomlet Added Nearly 200K Apartments — and Intensified Income Segregation THE CITY
06/01/22 New York’s $1.7 Billion Developer Tax Break Set to Expire Bloomberg Law
05/26/22 Why a Lucrative Tax Break for Developers Is Likely to Die in Albany The New York Times
05/25/22 Discrimination Weakens Tool for Reducing N.Y. Homelessness, Lawsuit Says The New York Times
05/23/22 City Council Speaker Adams calls to triple city budget for affordable housing Crain’s New York
05/19/22 Debate swirls over property tax exemption for real estate developers Gothamist
05/18/22 Why do so many LA apartments come without fridges? Los Angeles Times
05/16/22 Now Is The Time for Gainesville Residents to Get Informed, Involved in Housing Issue The Gainesville Sun
05/12/22 City Council to Push for More Affordable Housing Investment in Budget Negotiations City & State NY
05/08/22 Facing Soaring Rents, Some U.S. Tenants Are Fighting Back Yahoo News
05/06/22 These Employers Are Helping Workers Achieve Their Dreams of Homeownership Fortune
05/05/22 Panel Backs Rent Increases for More Than 2 Million New Yorkers New York Times
04/25/22 Housing Court Is Breaking Curbed
04/25/22 Rising Construction Costs Stall Affordable Housing Projects Pew
03/31/22 Will Ending a Lucrative Tax Break Ease or Fuel the N.Y.C. Housing Crisis? The New York Times
03/31/22 Five predictions from Fed event on ‘future of New York’ Crain’s New York
03/29/22 Inside the government’s feeble fight to end redlining HousingWire
03/29/22 Why California succeeded—and New York failed—at turning hotels into affordable housing Quartz
03/28/22 Salvation In The Sky: As congregations dwindle, air rights become more valuable to churches—and to developers building into the heavens Crain’s New York
03/22/22 After Slow Start, U.S. States Spend Billions in Emergency Rent Relief Bloomberg CityLab
03/16/22 Can NYC Live Without Its $1.7-Billion-a-Year Developer Tax Break? Dueling Claims Define Budget Talks THE CITY
03/10/22 As US homeownership surges, Black families still left behind Smart Cities Dive
03/09/22 New York’s First Supertall Tower Outside of Manhattan Rises in Brooklyn The New York Times
03/01/22 Battery Park City Residents Seek Relief From Upper-Middle-Class Poverty Curbed
02/26/22 In first year, Boulder’s Eviction Prevention and Rental Assistance Services program finds success Boulder Daily Camera
02/23/22 How the Federal Reserve’s Monetary Policy Drives Housing Inequality CityWatch Los Angeles
02/22/22 Hochul drops controversial proposals to boost housing POLITICO
02/14/22 A Tenant’s Guide to 421-a, the City’s Biggest Tax Break for Developers and Landlords The City