Furman Center in the News

Date Title Source
03/29/13 Report challenges tie between housing vouchers, crime (PDF, 144 KB) Chicago Tribune
02/09/15 Renters Outnumber Homeowners in Chicago, 8 Other Cities Chicago Tribune
02/17/09 New HUD Chief: Simpler Loans, More Private Lending (PDF, 205 KB) Christian Science Monitor
01/24/14 City Council 101: “Land Use and Real Estate Development in the Five Boroughs” City & State
02/04/20 A balancing act in Brooklyn City & State
04/20/21 How Will New York Convert Unused Buildings into Housing? City & State
01/29/20 Will softer Community Reinvestment Act regulations harm communities of color? City & State New York
09/16/20 Industry City and the Future of Member Deference City & State NY
12/21/20 Ideas for a new New York City and State New York
08/22/11 The Mortgage Hangover (PDF, 63 KB) City Journal
08/11/14 The Cost of New York City Journal
10/08/15 How Not to Ruin the Laundromat for Everyone City Lab
05/01/17 The Gentrification of Gotham City Lab
05/08/17 Mapping the Modern Transformation of New York City City Lab
10/18/18 Yes, 311 Nuisance Calls Are Climbing in Gentrifying Neighborhoods City Lab
03/03/08 Real Estate Revelations: Churches Weigh Deals (PDF, 49 KB) City Limits
08/20/07 Not Like It Used To Be (PDF, 36 KB) City Limits
02/20/07 Affordable Housing Strikes It Rich (PDF, 32 KB) City Limits
02/03/09 Supportive Housing Faces Down Routine Opposition (PDF, 62 KB) City Limits
02/03/09 Luxe Affordability Marks Green Renewal in the Bronx (PDF, 42 KB) City Limits
02/09/09 Working for a Safer Spring in Brownsville (PDF, 31 KB) City Limits
04/06/09 Affordable Homeownership and the “$1 Billion Promise” (PDF, 44 KB) City Limits
10/19/09 Behind a Stolid Facade, The Whole Nation’s Crisis (PDF, 60 KB) City Limits
11/16/09 For Homeowners, Promised Help Rarely Arrives City Limits
05/17/10 Saga of the Worthless Condo (PDF, 52 KB) City Limits
12/14/10 Development, Zoning Fights Fuel Push For NYC Roadmap (PDF, 41 KB) City Limits
12/27/10 How Big Is Too Big For New York City? (PDF, 18 KB) City Limits
12/27/10 New Year’s Resolution For NYC: Get A Strategy For Growth (PDF, 17 KB) City Limits
12/28/10 No Vacancy: Why Empty Condos Aren’t Becoming Affordable Housing (PDF, 26 KB) City Limits
05/17/11 10,000 Missing in Astoria? What The Stats Say (PDF, 190 KB) City Limits
08/15/11 Foreclosure Crisis Fades to Black and Brown (PDF, 195 KB) City Limits
09/15/11 Bloomberg Housing Plan Hits Milestones, Obstacles (PDF, 209 KB) City Limits
09/29/11 15 Years On, Still No Agreement on Welfare Reform’s Impact (PDF, 352 KB) City Limits
09/19/12 Foreclosure Crisis: Buzz Fades, Protests Continue (PDF, 687 KB) City Limits
03/07/13 Sandy Surge Covered A Sixth of the City (PDF, 631 KB) City Limits
09/26/13 Wine Country … in Bed-Stuy? City Limits
01/16/14 Frustration at Lack of Sites to Ease School Crowding in Sunset Park City Limits
04/17/14 Mixed Views of Gentrification’s Threat in East New York City Limits
05/27/14 Pressured to Move, Low-Income Tenants Resist Buyouts City Limits
02/25/15 After the Shouting, Do Shelters and Supportive Housing Harm Neighborhoods? City Limits
03/25/15 Are Co-Op Owners Entitled to ‘Windfall’ Profits? City Limits
03/25/15 In Rising Market, Vital Mitchell-Lama Program at Crossroads City Limits
11/20/15 The Complicated Research on how Gentrification Affects the Poor City Limits
04/11/16 City’s Housing Plan Moves Away from Bolstering Homeownership City Limits
06/02/16 New Research on How Historic Districts Affect Affordable Housing City Limits
08/22/16 Building Justice: New York City’s Separate and Unequal Neighborhoods City Limits
09/16/16 Enthusiasm Seen for Far Rockaway Rezoning Plan City Limits
09/21/16 City Agrees Displacement is a Worry, Disputes That Investment is the Cause City Limits
11/10/16 City’s Plans for Public Land in Housing Push Come Under Scrutiny City Limits
11/11/16 De Blasio Administration Predicts East Harlem Plan Will Make Room for 8,400 More People City Limits
01/10/17 Will Rezoning Cause or Resist Displacement? Data Paints an Incomplete Picture City Limits
03/14/17 13 Years After Blocking New Development, Staten Island Hopes to Welcome Just Enough of it City Limits
05/11/17 The High-Income Neighborhoods the City Could Look to Rezone City Limits
06/12/17 Report: Rents Rose, But So Did Poverty City Limits
06/15/17 Industry’s Future, Stores’ Rent Burden are Key Issues in Possible Bushwick Rezoning City Limits
07/21/17 Election 2017 District Data: Deep Red in the City’s South City Limits
07/31/17 The 8th Council District: A River Runs Through It City Limits
08/04/17 Bronx Youth Quiz Two Council Candidates on Cabrera’s Sermon, Other Issues in 14th District City Limits
08/30/17 The Land of Many Votes: Upper West Side Council District Tends to Bring ‘Em Out City Limits
09/08/17 Council Pioneer Faces Tough Race on a Changing North Shore City Limits
05/25/18 Housing Supply Growing, but Getting Outpaced by Population’s Swell, Jobs Boom City Limits
12/13/18 As Other Cities Look to Copy it, a Report on How Right to Counsel is Working in NYC City Limits
01/15/19 Call for City to Assess Racial Impact as it Reviews Impact of Real-Estate Development City Limits
09/27/19 Call for City to Take Aggressive Steps on Affordable Homeownership City Limits
06/11/20 A Wave of Legislation Aimed at Renters and Small Biz City Limits
10/02/20 Nearly 10K NYC Eviction Notices Filed This Summer, a 74% Drop City Limits
06/11/15 The Big, Big, Big, Big Money Behind Tall Buildings Citylab
05/12/16 Where New York Is Gentrifying and Where It Isn’t CityLab
07/15/16 An Art Installation Visualizes the Boggling Tax Disparities Along Central Park CityLab
11/03/16 In Search of Answers on Gentrification CityLab
12/13/16 Mapping the Stark Rich-Poor Divide in Major U.S. Cities CityLab
10/05/17 The Rise of the Rich Renter CityLab
07/31/19 Gentrification Did Not Displace NYC’s Most Vulnerable Children CityLab
08/05/19 Can a ‘Storefront Tracker’ Save New York City From its Vacancy Crisis? CityLab
09/04/19 Does Gentrification Give Children Anxiety? CityLab
07/15/15 Bed-Stuy is Focus of Concerns Over Fate of Community Gardens CityLimits
09/30/15 Bushwick Developer Sells Out, Takes Housing Promises With Him CityLimits
04/19/17 The Real Math of An Affordable Housing Lottery: Huge Disconnect Between Need and Allotment CityLimits
07/16/16 How New Yorkers are hacking an exorbitant rental market: Treat it like dating CNBC
08/13/09 Banks Abandon Foreclosed Homes CNN
03/04/14 Spike Lee missed the point CNN
09/02/20 Harlem Is Fighting to Save its Remaining Black-owned Businesses CNN Business
04/28/14 Why U.S. desperately needs affordable homes CNN Opinion
02/06/20 New Yorkers no longer have to pay a broker’s fee when renting an apartment CNN.com
10/31/13 Why Superstorm Sandy is Still Wreaking Havoc on Poor Communities ColorLines
09/26/18 Affordable Co-ops in Harlem Are Facing Foreclosures. Columbia May be Able to Help Columbia Spectator
07/10/14 Debate Simmering Over Transferable Development Rights Commercial Observer
07/21/14 Furman Center: Resilience Requirements Ensnare Multifamily Owners Commercial Observer
04/07/15 Multifamily Meltdown Commercial Observer
01/20/16 Lapsed 421a Break Leaves City’s Real Estate Community Scrambling to Get the Program Back Commercial Observer
01/27/16 Why We Should Grieve for 421-a Commercial Observer
04/07/16 When 421a Expired in January It Sent a Shiver Through a Lot of Multifamily Lenders Commercial Observer
04/07/16 Jonathan Mechanic Is the Go-To Real Estate Lawyer Extraordinaire Commercial Observer
10/28/16 Goldman, Community Preservation Corp. Line Up $70M Loan Facility for Affordable Housing Commercial Observer
04/01/20 Will New York Cancel Rents and Commercial Mortgage Payments? Commercial Observer
08/24/15 In Demand: Top Cities for Multi-Family Rentals Commercial Property Executive
05/21/09 Learning from the Past (PDF, 288 KB) Community Development Investment Review
06/10/10 Rep. Clarke Applauds the Passage of the Federal Housing Administration Reform Act (PDF, 31 KB) Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke
02/10/17 NY Gov. Cuomo’s 421-a Proposal Could Cost Taxpayers $5.7M per Project Construction Dive
01/14/10 NYC Foreclosed Homes Owned by Lenders Spikes (PDF, 36 KB) Crain’s New York Business