Furman Center in the News

Date Title Source
05/21/23 ‘Granny flats’ play surprising role in easing California’s housing woes The Washington Post
03/11/16 D.C. Least Affordable Major U.S. Metropolitan Area for Renters The Washington Times
02/10/12 Mortgage deal could help many avoid court, but backlog remains (PDF, 46 KB) Thomson Reuters
11/08/11 New York Courts Brace for Full Force of Foreclosure Crisis (PDF, 44 KB) Thomson Reuters News & Insight
04/06/20 Data Suggests Many New York City Neighborhoods Hardest Hit by COVID-19 Are Also Low-Income Areas Time Magazine
09/19/08 Best Design: West Village (PDF, 176 KB) Time Out New York
06/15/13 Give Queens a Place at the Table (PDF, 263 KB) Times Ledger
01/17/14 Borough builders bought more air rights in 2013 Times Ledger
08/15/21 Avert the eviction crisis Times Union
04/15/14 How Free Parking Is Screwing Up Our Cities U.S. News & World Report
04/07/16 What Does That New Luxury Building in Your Neighborhood Mean for Your Home’s Value? U.S. News and World Report
11/27/12 NYU Furman Center Releases Report on Assisted Housing and Education (PDF, 121 KB) University of Texas School of Law Opportunity Forum
08/01/14 The Cost of Retrofitting Multifamily for Resilience Urban Land Magazine
10/21/19 Short-Term Rentals and the Effects on Housing Affordability Urban Land Magazine
07/29/10 Urban Land Use: Looking Beyond the Charter Commission Urban Omnibus
08/30/13 #NYChousing: 10 Issues for NYC’s Next Mayor Urban Omnibus
10/29/14 The Storm That Will Be: Protecting Public Housing in the New 100-Year Floodplain Urban Omnibus
11/13/18 Our Fair City Urban Omnibus
10/27/10 Unfinished Business: Updating CRA (PDF, 33 KB) US Banker
11/30/07 Being Able to Live Where You Work (PDF, 168 KB) USA Today
10/21/12 Investment firms look to single-family rentals (PDF, 607 KB) USA Today
06/04/15 Berlin Imposes Rent Caps As World’s Most Desirable Cities Become ‘Gated Communities’ Vice News
02/23/08 Subprime Mortgage Wasteland in the Bronx Village Voice
04/10/07 Slumlord Showdown (PDF, 31 KB) Village Voice
09/19/23 How Housing Restrictions Promote Education Inequality Vital City
09/25/19 Will luxury towers edge out the last of the working-class Chinese in New York’s iconic Chinatown? Vox
07/08/20 America’s Looming Housing Catastrophe, Explained Vox
07/29/20 A Wave of Evictions Is Coming. Democrats Are Proposing a Lifeline. Vox
10/30/15 Atlanta Luxury Apartment Boom Puts The Squeeze On Renters WABE, Atlanta’s NPR Station
05/22/08 Kucinich: Neighborhoods Are Blameless ‘Victims’ in Subprime Crisis (PDF, 54 KB) Wall Street Journal
02/13/09 HUD Secretary Calls for Accelerated Loan Modifications (PDF, ) Wall Street Journal
12/22/09 Jobless Middle-Class New Yorkers Struggle to Get By (PDF, 68 KB) Wall Street Journal
05/21/10 City Foreclosures Climb In First Quarter (PDF, 60 KB) Wall Street Journal
09/28/11 Westchester Is Not at All a Victim of Federal Bullying (PDF, 110 KB) Wall Street Journal
10/10/11 U.S. Gambles with Mortgage Retreat (PDF, 57 KB) Wall Street Journal
03/07/13 Q&A: How Sandy Affected Low-Income Residents (PDF, 253 KB) Wall Street Journal
04/15/13 City Grant Aids Quinn Housing Plan (PDF, 313 KB) Wall Street Journal
06/26/13 Poll: Voters Don’t Think City Hall Can Make NYC Cheaper Wall Street Journal
08/14/13 Companies Spruce Up Neighborhoods, Putting Gentrification in Overdrive Wall Street Journal
11/12/13 Loan Woes Buffet Apartment Group Wall Street Journal
12/16/13 In Search of the Next Hot Neighborhood Wall Street Journal
02/28/14 New York City’s Property-Tax System Faces a Challenge Wall Street Journal
06/13/14 Jamaica Bets on Rezoning for a Delayed Boost Wall Street Journal
09/05/14 St. Albans: Suburban Homes, Signs of Rebound Wall Street Journal
09/28/14 Higher Land Prices Test Affordable-Housing Plan Wall Street Journal
10/27/14 City Looks at Life Beyond Housing Wall Street Journal
11/17/14 Flushing Is Up Next for City Housing Focus Wall Street Journal
02/03/15 De Blasio Housing Push Faces Hurdles as Neighbors, Politicians Raise Questions Wall Street Journal
02/08/15 Renters Are Majority in Big U.S. Cities Wall Street Journal
02/19/15 City Housing Rules Examined Wall Street Journal
02/24/15 CoStar Pours Money Into Apartments.com Wall Street Journal
03/25/15 Some Pick at Math in New York City Affordable-Housing Strategy Wall Street Journal
05/05/15 New York Is Getting Less, Not More Cramped Wall Street Journal
04/05/15 Up in the Air: Development Rights of New York City Landmarks Wall Street Journal
05/20/15 New Luxury Rental Projects Add to Rent Squeeze Wall Street Journal
07/31/15 Where the Hipsters Haven’t Gone (Yet) Wall Street Journal
08/23/15 New York City Website Lets Users Drill Deep Into Census Data Wall Street Journal
09/02/15 Students Ditch Dorms for Apartments Bought by Their Parents Wall Street Journal
10/08/15 Micro Units Are Coming to Queens Wall Street Journal
01/19/16 Tax Exemption Hits State Deadline Wall Street Journal
03/02/16 Inwood’s Pleasant Time Warp Wall Street Journal
05/08/16 Rising U.S. Rents Squeeze the Middle Class Wall Street Journal
07/28/16 Cities Struggle to Add Upscale Housing While Maintaining Diversity Wall Street Journal
08/05/16 High Costs Squeeze New York City Homeowners Wall Street Journal
07/29/16 Cities Struggle to Add Upscale Housing While Maintaining Diversity Wall Street Journal
08/21/16 Bustling Crown Heights Hits Its Stride Wall Street Journal
11/02/16 Next Big Bet for Apartment Rentals: Mexico City Wall Street Journal
11/28/16 Low-Income Housing Shown to Not Weigh on Nearby Property Values Wall Street Journal
02/08/17 Landlords’ Proposed Tax Abatements Would Cut Into City Revenue, Study Says Wall Street Journal
03/28/17 New Yorkers, Don’t Cry Over the One (Bedroom) That Got Away Wall Street Journal
11/10/18 Housing-Voucher Recipients Get Help Moving to Better Neighborhoods Wall Street Journal
06/07/20 Covid-19 Stalks Large Families in Rural America Wall Street Journal
09/09/20 Population in New York City Homeless Shelters Drops in Pandemic Wall Street Journal
03/20/23 Kathy Hochul’s Plan to Force NYC Suburbs to Approve More Housing Sparks Battle Wall Street Journal
06/30/08 Neighborhoods Bear the Brunt (PDF, 54 KB) Washington Post
06/30/08 Subprime Mortgages and Race: A Bit of Good News May Be Illusory (PDF, 59 KB) Washington Post
06/16/09 Supreme Change (PDF, 173 KB) Washington Post
11/03/11 D.C. area housing market feels the pinch from lower jumbo mortgage limits (PDF, 165 KB) Washington Post
05/29/14 Neighborhood violence is hurting black kids’ test scores Washington Post
04/21/15 The Rise of Singles Will Change How We Live in Cities Washington Post
02/17/11 City Braces for Population Growth (PDF, 41 KB) Washington Square News
07/21/20 Seeking Suburban Votes, Trump Targets Rule To Combat Racial Bias In Housing wbur
06/09/22 In New York City, the end of COVID deals leaves many struggling to find affordable housing WBUR
03/29/21 As Eviction Deadline Looms, Some Cities Provide Free Attorneys to Renters WCNC
12/11/20 When Togetherness Means Home Is No Safe Haven WHYY
05/20/20 How Does a Virus Spread in Cities? It’s a Problem of Scale WIRED
02/09/10 Jesse Jackson Walks Through Overtown for Change WLRN
03/22/10 Study Finds Racial Disparity in Rezonings (PDF, 23 KB) WNYC
03/25/10 Study: New York Building Boom Less Dramatic Than in Other Cities (PDF, 19 KB) WNYC
10/04/10 More City Students Affected by Foreclosures (PDF, 13 KB) WNYC
11/12/10 Home Lending Rose in NYC for Low and Moderate Income Buyers, Despite Overall Decline WNYC
12/02/10 Housing Prices Rise in Manhattan, Fall in Queens (PDF, 30 KB) WNYC
02/25/11 Financial 411: Wall Street Bonuses Shrink and Gas Prices Rise (PDF, 47 KB) WNYC
04/12/11 Financial 411: The Future of Rent in New York City (PDF, 63 KB) WNYC
05/19/11 Housing Market Continues to Disappoint (PDF, 86 KB) WNYC
06/07/11 As the High Line Grows, Business Falls in Love with a Public Park (PDF, 199 KB) WNYC
06/13/11 New Court Rule Drives Down Foreclosures in NYC (PDF, 84 KB) WNYC
06/17/11 Foreclosure Notices Up for Owners of NYC Rental Buildings (PDF, 53 KB) WNYC
01/31/12 Housing Groups Warn Homeowners Still Struggling (PDF, 62 KB) WNYC
06/29/12 Mayor’s Housing Plan Shifts From Building to Preserving Units: Report (PDF, 337 KB) WNYC