Furman Center in the News

Date Title Source
05/27/10 New Construction Is Farther From Green Space (PDF, 31 KB) The New York Times
05/21/10 City Foreclosures Climb In First Quarter (PDF, 60 KB) Wall Street Journal
05/17/10 Saga of the Worthless Condo (PDF, 52 KB) City Limits
05/09/10 Demand Grows for F.H.A. Mortgages (PDF, 43 KB) The New York Times
04/22/10 Bloomberg’s PlaNYC Not So Green, Critics Say (PDF, 69 KB) NBC
04/21/10 How ‘Transit-Oriented Development’ Will Put More New Yorkers in Cars (PDF, 83 KB) Gotham Gazette
04/11/10 The Most Livable Neighborhoods in New York New York Magazine
04/01/10 How Credible is Case-Shiller? (PDF, 86 KB) The Real Deal
03/29/10 E. Flatbush is Rail Far (PDF, 29 KB) NY Post
03/25/10 Study: New York Building Boom Less Dramatic Than in Other Cities (PDF, 19 KB) WNYC
03/25/10 City Added 170,000 Housing Units During Boom Crain’s New York Business
03/25/10 Housing Boom Brings 170K New Units to NYC (PDF, 36 KB) The Real Deal
03/25/10 Study Shows Building Boom Before Market Crashed (PDF, 25 KB) New York Times
03/22/10 Study Finds Racial Disparity in Rezonings (PDF, 23 KB) WNYC
03/22/10 Despite Much Rezoning, Scant Change in Residential Capacity (PDF, 43 KB) New York Times
03/15/10 Mentally Ill Look for Home in NYC Metro
03/14/10 Picking Up the Pieces Crain’s
02/22/10 City’s New Plan on Affordable Housing: Build Less, Preserve More (PDF, 35 KB) The New York Times
02/22/10 Bloomberg Shifts Affordable Housing Focus (PDF, 39 KB) NY1
02/22/10 Bloomberg Retools Affordable MF Program Globe Street
02/18/10 Shaping the Next New York: The Promise of Bloomberg’s Rezonings Streetsblog
02/10/10 Where Did the Stimulus Funds Go? (PDF, 44 KB) El Diario
02/09/10 Jesse Jackson Walks Through Overtown for Change WLRN
02/08/10 Bushwick is Dying (PDF, 55 KB) El Diario
02/07/10 The Bigger Little Italy (PDF, 59 KB) New York Times
02/07/10 City Slow to Recover from Housing Market Collapse; Buys Just 8 Homes Out of Promised 115 (PDF, 430 KB) New York Daily News
02/02/10 Jumping on the REO Wagon (PDF, 91 KB) The Real Deal
01/20/10 Mayor Bloomberg Falls Short on 2009 Goals, Ready to Try Again with State of the City Address on Tap (PDF, 176 KB) NY Daily News
01/17/10 Making History in a Brooklyn Neighborhood (PDF, 58 KB) New York Times
01/15/10 REOs Rising Along With Foreclosures Brownstoner
01/14/10 Number of Bank-Owned Homes in New York Rising (PDF, 158 KB) New York Observer
01/14/10 NYC Foreclosed Homes Owned by Lenders Spikes (PDF, 36 KB) Crain’s New York Business
01/14/10 Foreclosures Draw Flippers, Study Shows (PDF, 26 KB) New York Times
01/01/10 Higher-priced Homes Get Turned on Their Heads The Real Deal
01/01/10 Bronx Distress Hits Middle-income Areas Hardest (PDF, 85 KB) The Real Deal
01/01/10 A Manhattan Apartment for the Price of a Car? (PDF, 107 KB) The Real Deal
12/22/09 Jobless Middle-Class New Yorkers Struggle to Get By (PDF, 68 KB) Wall Street Journal
12/21/09 The Top Stories of 2010 (PDF, 137 KB) Gotham Gazette
12/13/09 Unwelcome Mat Out for Project to House Chronically Homeless (PDF, 68 KB) Dallas Morning News
12/11/09 New York Gets Crushed in Year of Record Lows (PDF, 91 KB) The Real Deal
12/06/09 The Williamsburg Elixir (PDF, 64 KB) NY Magazine
12/03/09 Bronxites Want Action on Foreclosure Crisis (PDF, 45 KB) Norwood News
11/30/09 Foreclosures Continue to Threaten Neighborhoods (PDF, 134 KB) Gotham Gazette
11/30/09 Following New York’s Foreclosure Frenzy (PDF, 85 KB) Real Deal
11/26/09 The Neediest Cases; Extending a Hand to Those Hurt in the Subprime Mess (PDF, 42 KB) The New York Times
11/23/09 Race and Space: Segregation and Foreclosure (PDF, 20 KB) Huffington Post
11/20/09 Bloomberg Busts Out the Cash (PDF, 50 KB) The Indypendent
11/19/09 Study: Subprime Loans Went to Minority-Heavy Neighborhoods (PDF, 21 KB) New York Observer
11/19/09 Study Shows Link Between Segregation and Subprime Loans (PDF, 32 KB) New York Times
11/16/09 For Homeowners, Promised Help Rarely Arrives City Limits
11/04/09 Groups Urge Opening of Vacant Condos to the Poor (PDF, 31 KB) The New York Times
10/31/09 Where 30 Is Ancient, Youthful at 80 (PDF, 51 KB) The New York Times
10/27/09 Great Houses of New York: The River Club, the Best Address, Part III (PDF, 411 KB) Huffington Post
10/19/09 Behind a Stolid Facade, The Whole Nation’s Crisis (PDF, 60 KB) City Limits
10/15/09 As City Adds Housing for Poor, Market Subtracts It (PDF, 64 KB) The New York Times
10/05/09 Affordable Housing, Not Included (PDF, 233 KB) Gotham Gazette
10/02/09 Foreclosure Catching Up to Renters (PDF, 48 KB) Metro
09/29/09 Rezoning New York (PDF, 31 KB) The Brian Lehrer Show
09/28/09 Holding On to Stability in Queens (PDF, 33 KB) The New York Times
09/27/09 The Micro-Economy of Union Square (PDF, 224 KB) New York Magazine
09/01/09 Real Trouble Lies in Rising Default Rates (PDF, 250 KB) The Real Deal
09/01/09 Breaking the Co-op Barrier (PDF, 114 KB) The Real Deal
08/13/09 Banks Abandon Foreclosed Homes CNN
08/12/09 Immigrant Neighborhoods in New York Continue to Reel From Mortgage Foreclosures and Job Losses (PDF, 73 KB) Feet in 2 Worlds
08/12/09 Condo Foreclosures Up, More Still Ahead (PDF, 81 KB) Metro
07/06/09 Jonathan Miller interviews Vicki Been The Housing Helix podcast with Jonathan Miller
06/25/09 Mortgage Scams Still a Threat (PDF, 226 KB) Your Nabe
06/24/09 Harlem Wants Residents to go Shopping (PDF, 54 KB) Marketplace
06/16/09 Supreme Change (PDF, 173 KB) Washington Post
06/09/09 Seminar Offers Advice For Tenants Of Foreclosed Homes NY1
06/08/09 Borough Park Takes it to the Bank (PDF, 66 KB) Crain’s New York Business
05/21/09 Learning from the Past (PDF, 288 KB) Community Development Investment Review
05/17/09 The Housing Crisis: Getting a Ground-Level View (PDF, 39 KB) New York Times
05/16/09 Minorities Affected Most as New York Foreclosures Rise (PDF, 67 KB) New York Times
05/08/09 “Don’t Put It Here!” Does Affordable Housing Cause Nearby Property Values to Decline? (PDF, 2 MB) Insights
04/27/09 How to Pick a Neighborhood (PDF, 204 KB) New York Magazine
04/15/09 Ranking the Village (PDF, 44 KB) The Villager
04/06/09 Four Neighborhoods Roll with the Punches (PDF, 55 KB) Crain’s New York Business
04/06/09 Affordable Homeownership and the “$1 Billion Promise” (PDF, 44 KB) City Limits
03/30/09 Bad News Up North: In a Season of Shrinking Sales Volume, Harlem’s Been Hit Extra-Hard (PDF, 190 KB) New York Magazine
03/30/09 Small Business: Suffering in Good Times and Bad (PDF, 104 KB) Gotham Gazette
03/24/09 Buyforeclosedhomes.com? Online Auctions Are Catching On (PDF, 27 KB) New York Daily News
03/23/09 N.Y. Drivers’ Unexpected Allies: Transit Riders (PDF, 62 KB) New York Times
03/12/09 Report Reveals Surprises in NYC Real Estate Trend WNYC Radio
03/12/09 Risks, Rewards Found in Former ‘It’ Locales (PDF, 51 KB) Metro
03/12/09 Foreclosures Rose 7 Percent on Staten Island, Firm Says (PDF, 23 KB) Staten Island Advance
03/12/09 Long and Short of Gotham (PDF, 61 KB) New York Post
03/11/09 Past Indicates Little on Home Price Future (PDF, 23 KB) Crain’s New York Business
03/11/09 Foreclosures and Minorities Nevada Public Radio
03/09/09 Looking for Bottom in N.Y. Real Estate (PDF, 71 KB) New York Times
02/20/09 Education Suffers in NY Projects (PDF, 112 KB) Planetizen
02/20/09 Housing Plan: The Virtues of Moderation (PDF, 24 KB) New York Times
02/18/09 Will You Be Able to Keep Your Home? GRIT TV
02/17/09 New HUD Chief: Simpler Loans, More Private Lending (PDF, 205 KB) Christian Science Monitor
02/16/09 New HUD Chief Calls for Transparency (PDF, 17 KB) GlobeSt.com
02/13/09 Donovan Outlines Vision for HUD (PDF, 57 KB) Affordable Housing Finance
02/13/09 HUD Secretary Unveils Plan to Respond to Housing Crisis (PDF, 43 KB) Builder
02/13/09 Housing Plan Will Accelerate Loan Modifications, HUD Says (PDF, 40 KB) Los Angeles Times
02/13/09 A Homecoming for HUD’s New Secretary (PDF, 18 KB) New York Times
02/13/09 HUD Secretary Calls for Accelerated Loan Modifications (PDF, ) Wall Street Journal