Furman Center in the News

Date Title Source
10/30/14 Micro Cosmopolitan: The Promise of Tiny Apartments in a City Where Size Is Everything New York Observer
10/29/14 The Storm That Will Be: Protecting Public Housing in the New 100-Year Floodplain Urban Omnibus
10/27/14 City Looks at Life Beyond Housing Wall Street Journal
10/25/14 Property Tax Envy New York Times
10/19/14 Get Ready for a $5 Billion Bill, NY Crain’s New York Business
09/28/14 Higher Land Prices Test Affordable-Housing Plan Wall Street Journal
09/26/14 New York’s Harlem Enjoys New Real Estate Renaissance Financial Times
09/18/14 Manhattan Historic Districts See Meager Relative Value Appreciation, Report Finds New York Observer
09/14/14 Trading Parking Lots for Affordable Housing New York Times
09/05/14 St. Albans: Suburban Homes, Signs of Rebound Wall Street Journal
08/29/14 Micro-Unit Apartments: Tiny and Booming Marketplace
08/28/14 Many in Seattle Are Taking a Stand Against Rise of Micro-Apartments Seattle Times
08/15/14 6 Charts That Show New York Needs More Micro-Apartments Curbed NY
08/15/14 The Housing Being Built in New York Doesn’t Meet the Needs of New Yorkers New York Observer
08/14/14 Manhattan Condos at Half Price Reshape New York’s Harlem Bloomberg
08/11/14 The Cost of New York City Journal
08/01/14 The Cost of Retrofitting Multifamily for Resilience Urban Land Magazine
07/28/14 Affordable Multi-family Housing Faces Financial Hurdles in Doing Resiliency Retrofits New York Observer
07/23/14 New York’s Storm-Proofing Could Make Apartments More Expensive Next City
07/21/14 Furman Center: Resilience Requirements Ensnare Multifamily Owners Commercial Observer
07/16/14 1,500 Buildings Caught Between the Next Flood and a Hard Place WNYC
07/10/14 Debate Simmering Over Transferable Development Rights Commercial Observer
06/30/14 How Rising Rents, Falling Incomes Crush Communities Marketplace
06/22/14 New York rent hearings grow rancorous with freeze under consideration LA Times
06/20/14 My Lower East Side The New York Times
06/19/14 Report sheds light on rent-stabilized tenants The Real Deal
06/18/14 Who Lives in Rent-Regulated Housing? New York Observer
06/16/14 Is the Rent Too Damn High… Because of Property Taxes? WNYC
06/15/14 10 Things Your Landlord Won’t Tell You MarketWatch
06/13/14 Jamaica Bets on Rezoning for a Delayed Boost Wall Street Journal
06/10/14 We need to face the looming rental crisis right now Housing Wire
06/08/14 Manhattan Population Growing Despite Ever-Increasing Rents New York 1
06/05/14 A ‘New Era’ for Tenants? Capital New York
05/30/14 Middle-Class Lament: Rent The New York Times
05/29/14 Neighborhood violence is hurting black kids’ test scores Washington Post
05/28/14 Despite Growing Income Inequality, Rents Continue to Rise Curbed NY
05/28/14 Income inequality in New York getting worse, according to survey AM New York
05/28/14 Rents pinch NYers, but at least we’re not in San Fran Crain’s New York Business
05/27/14 Pressured to Move, Low-Income Tenants Resist Buyouts City Limits
05/27/14 De Blasio Affordable Housing Plan Seeks to Diversify Community Incomes CBS New York
05/25/14 City home inventories hit new lows New York Post
05/20/14 1 in 5 Bronx homeowners underwater: report Crain’s New York Business
05/16/14 What’s Next, a Bouncer? The New York Times
05/12/14 Gimme Shelter The Economist
05/09/14 A Plan Built on Assumptions The New York Times
05/07/14 With Caution, a Poor Corner of Brooklyn Welcomes an Affordable Housing Plan The New York Times
05/06/14 NYC Tackles Housing Crisis with Largest Plan in Nation The Epoch Times
05/06/14 Fair Housing Hope New York Post
05/05/14 De Blasio Unveils Plan to Create More Affordable Housing for City The New York Times
04/30/14 Costs Threaten New York City Mayor’s Rent Plan The Wall Street Journal
04/30/14 Sky High: Times Square Marriot Sets Theater District Record With Big Air Rights Buy New York Observer
04/30/14 The Rent is Too High The New York Times
04/28/14 Check Out This Depressing Rental Market Infographic Curbed NY
04/28/14 Why U.S. desperately needs affordable homes CNN Opinion
04/23/14 NYC rents skyrocket as incomes lag New York Post
04/21/14 Officials ‘air’ their plan differences Crain’s New York Business
04/17/14 Mixed Views of Gentrification’s Threat in East New York City Limits
04/15/14 How Free Parking Is Screwing Up Our Cities U.S. News & World Report
04/04/14 An Indescribable System, Threatened Capital New York
04/01/14 De Blasio inherits a ceiling Capital New York
03/28/14 Serial Renters in New York City The New York Times
03/17/14 Central Harlem residents line up at food pantry just steps from upscale restaurants, food shops New York Daily News
03/17/14 Legal Duo Drops $21B Property Tax-Bomb Crain’s New York Business
03/14/14 Apartment Hunting with a Mobile App The New York Times
03/11/14 Privatizing Public Housing, RAD-ically Center for Effective Government
03/11/14 NYC Property Tax Change Seen Yielding $4 Billion Windfall Bloomberg News
03/04/14 Could More Flexible Air Rights Policies Facilitate the Growth of Affordable Housing? The New York Observer
03/04/14 Spike Lee missed the point CNN
02/28/14 New York City’s Property-Tax System Faces a Challenge Wall Street Journal
02/28/14 Tenants Allege Racial Bias in City Property Tax System New York Law Journal
02/25/14 The Quiet, Massive Rezoning of New York Capital New York
02/25/14 Tenants Living Amid Rubble in Rent-Regulated Apartment War The New York Times
02/14/14 Rent Check The New York Times
02/08/14 How I Landed a $38,000 Apartment in Brooklyn Heights WNYC
02/08/14 New York’s Affordable Housing Shortage The New York Times
02/08/14 New York’s Affordable Housing Shortage The New York Times
02/02/14 Is Gentrification All Bad? New York Magazine
01/31/14 The Truly Affordable New York Apartment The New York Times
01/28/14 What are you doing here? New York ranks No. 1 for most people departing The Syracuse Post Standard
01/26/14 Biz improvement zones: A concept that’s picking up Crain’s Detroit Business News
01/24/14 City Council 101: “Land Use and Real Estate Development in the Five Boroughs” City & State
01/22/14 De Blasio Sets Ambitious Goal for Affordable Apartments The New York Times
01/20/14 The Racism That Still Plagues America Salon
01/17/14 Borough builders bought more air rights in 2013 Times Ledger
01/16/14 Frustration at Lack of Sites to Ease School Crowding in Sunset Park City Limits
01/10/14 Brooklyn’s Median Household Income Is Less Than $45,000 Slate
01/10/14 Among Cuomo’s Proposals, a Tax Break for Renters The New York Times
01/09/14 In Central Harlem, Breaking into the Middle Class WNYC
01/08/14 Displacement of the Poor: Bloomberg’s Legacy El Diario
01/07/14 The Fungibility of Air The Nation
01/02/14 De Blasio Plan to Use NYC Pension for Housing Faces Constraints Bloomberg
01/02/14 Michael Bloomberg’s 12 years at the helm of New York City come to an end The Guardian
12/16/13 In Search of the Next Hot Neighborhood Wall Street Journal
12/02/13 North Avenue Gateway Apartments Build Hope in West Baltimore Baltimore Sun
11/27/13 Want Cheap Rent? Here’s How to Enter a Housing Lottery DNA Info
11/22/13 A tall tower threatens to darken New York’s Central Park Marketplace
11/21/13 Illegal NYC Homes Thrive as De Blasio Tackles Housing Shortage Bloomberg Businessweek
11/19/13 Baltimore County’s poor need housing, too The Balitmore Sun
11/12/13 Loan Woes Buffet Apartment Group Wall Street Journal
10/31/13 Why Superstorm Sandy is Still Wreaking Havoc on Poor Communities ColorLines