Furman Center in the News

Date Title Source
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
02/08/22 New York Needs to Learn a Housing Lesson From … New Jersey? Slate
02/02/22 Progressives and Hochul Battle Over Fate of $1.7B Developer Tax Break The City
01/22/22 One Week After Eviction Moratorium Ends, Thousands Of At-Risk Tenants Seek Assistance Gothamist
01/20/22 How Fire Defined the Bronx, and Us The New York Times
01/10/22 A Bronx Community Bloomed After One Housing Crisis. Can It Survive Another? The New Republic
12/20/21 Newly-Approved SoHo Rezoning Promises Affordable Homes. How Much Will they Really Cost? City Limits
12/10/21 New York takes aim at apartment bans The Real Deal
11/23/21 New York Targets Affluent Neighborhoods in Push for Affordable Housing The New York Times
11/16/21 How the Pandemic Worsened a Housing Crisis in the Bronx The New York Times
11/11/21 What rising rents mean for inflation Marketplace
10/27/21 Voters in St. Paul, Minnesota, to decide on strict rent control proposal Marketplace
10/18/21 Low-income New Yorkers face an outsize risk from extreme weather Crain’s New York
10/15/21 How to Make Universal Vouchers Actually Work Shelterforce
10/14/21 How a $2 Million Condo in Brooklyn Ends Up With a $157 Tax Bill Bloomberg News
10/11/21 Hotel conversions race against the clock The Real Deal
10/07/21 Can Biden Deliver on His Promise to Expand Housing Vouchers? Bloomberg CityLab
09/30/21 Voucher recipients less likely to be vulnerable to eviction, study finds The Real Deal
09/22/21 NY Says More Funds Needed As Rent Aid Speeds Up Law360
09/21/21 How to Convert Hotels Into Housing for the Homeless Slate
09/21/21 Why Black homeownership thrives in this special pocket of New York City National Geographic
09/10/21 Why $46 Billion Couldn’t Prevent an Eviction Crisis The New York Times
09/09/21 How much should you expect to spend when you rent your first apartment? CNBC
09/04/21 Andrew Cuomo Left Behind a Rent-Relief Debacle The New Yorker
09/03/21 It Wasn’t Just the Shadows That Stopped a Pair of Brooklyn Towers Curbed
08/27/21 No, New York rent is not more expensive than San Francisco Crain’s New York
08/23/21 Why affordable apartments are so hard to build The Real Deal
08/19/21 Here’s the rent control question St. Paul will vote on this fall Minnesota Reformer
08/17/21 What Gentrification Means for Black Homeowners The New York Times
08/17/21 The Resilience of New York’s Black Homeowners The New York Times
08/15/21 Avert the eviction crisis Times Union
08/14/21 Landlords and Tenants Worry About Effects of Ruling on Eviction Moratorium The New York Times
08/04/21 Undoing Structural Racism: The Need for Systemic Change in Housing Policy Nonprofit Quarterly
07/31/21 Struggling US renters at risk as eviction moratorium expires Financial Times
07/26/21 ‘Unprecedented Spike’ in U.S. Evictions Looming as Ban Expires Bloomberg News
07/25/21 New York Has $2.7 Billion for Rent Relief. Many Have Yet to Receive Aid. New York Times
07/24/21 As Moratoriums Lift, Will America Face a Wave of Foreclosures and Evictions? The Economist
07/12/21 Covid Didn’t Kill Cities. Why Was That Prophecy So Alluring? New York Times
06/28/21 Addressing the Housing Needs of Small and Midsize Cities DS News
06/26/21 Is This Railroad for the Rich? The New York Times
06/24/21 Modest Rent Increases Approved for 2.3 Million N.Y.C. Tenants The New York Times
06/24/21 NYU’s Furman Center Opens Housing Solutions Lab for Small to- Midsize Cities Builder
06/21/21 Boulder Joins National Efforts To Promote Equal Opportunities Through Housing Policie Daily Colorado News
06/21/21 Are homes infrastructure? Biden’s proposal says better housing policy will improve access… NBC News
06/17/21 City of Oakland Joins National Effort to Advance Opportunity & Equity Through Housing Policy City of Oakland
06/17/21 Arlington’s High Housing Costs, Segregated Neighborhoods Could Be Focus of Partnership Fort Worth Star-Telegram
06/17/21 Arlington Joins a National Initiative to Address Equity in Housing The Dallas Morning News