Furman Center in the News

Date Title Source
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
05/29/23 Consider SROs to Help Solve New York City’s Homelessness Crisis 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
03/14/10 Picking Up the Pieces Crain’s
01/26/14 Biz improvement zones: A concept that’s picking up Crain’s Detroit Business News
10/03/10 Southeast Queens is Foreclosure Central (PDF, 45 KB) Crain’s New York
10/04/10 Foreclosures Taking Toll on More City School Kids (PDF, 41 KB) Crain’s New York
11/12/10 ‘09 NYC Home Loans Fell as Refinancing Exploded (PDF, 41 KB) Crain’s New York
02/25/11 Hangover Lingers for City’s Housing Market (PDF, 26 KB) Crain’s New York
04/28/11 Refinancings plummeted in minority areas (PDF, 31 KB) Crain’s New York
10/03/11 Glut of Parking Spaces in City (PDF, 40 KB) Crain’s New York
06/21/13 Two competitions push designers to build better (PDF, 100 KB) Crain’s New York
03/08/16 Historic districts in the city are just as dense as its neighbors, report says Crain’s New York
03/21/16 Proposed Housing Bill Good Idea, but Won’t Replace a Property-Tax Break Crain’s New York
02/08/17 Is Cuomo’s new 421-a policy a good deal for taxpayers? Crain’s New York
05/30/18 New Housing Inadequate to Meet Population Growth Crain’s New York
07/19/18 City Adds Record Number of Affordable Apartments Crain’s New York
06/10/19 Small landlords caught in rent-regs crossfire Crain’s New York
11/18/19 Evictions Declined Before Debut of New Rent Laws, Study Finds Crain’s New York
07/08/20 PPP loans favored wealthier city neighborhoods Crain’s New York
05/25/21 ‘Discriminatory’ City Property-tax System Needs a Federal Civil Rights Probe, Landlords and Tenants Crain’s New York
08/27/21 No, New York rent is not more expensive than San Francisco Crain’s New York
10/18/21 Low-income New Yorkers face an outsize risk from extreme weather Crain’s New York
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
03/31/22 Five predictions from Fed event on ‘future of New York’ Crain’s New York
05/23/22 City Council Speaker Adams calls to triple city budget for affordable housing Crain’s New York
06/21/22 Here’s why Eric Adams’ affordable housing plan makes no promises on unit volume Crain’s New York
02/23/23 Multifamily Developers Mull Pivot to Condo Projects, Using Public Land Post-421-a Crain’s New York
04/14/08 NYC Renters Get Foreclosure Blues (PDF, 35 KB) Crain’s New York Business
01/05/08 Unaffordable NY: Tough Choices at $150,000 (PDF, 42 KB) Crain’s New York Business
11/04/07 No Defense Against Foreclosure (PDF, 26 KB) Crain’s New York Business
07/25/07 BIDs Raise Commercial Property Values (PDF, 36 KB) Crain’s New York Business
01/16/09 Queens homeowners protest foreclosures (PDF, 40 KB) Crain’s New York Business
03/11/09 Past Indicates Little on Home Price Future (PDF, 23 KB) Crain’s New York Business
04/06/09 Four Neighborhoods Roll with the Punches (PDF, 55 KB) Crain’s New York Business
06/08/09 Borough Park Takes it to the Bank (PDF, 66 KB) Crain’s New York Business
03/25/10 City Added 170,000 Housing Units During Boom Crain’s New York Business
06/23/10 Affordable Housing Pays Off for City Crain’s New York Business
01/29/12 Housing visionary draws a crowd in Brownsville (PDF, 99 KB) Crain’s New York Business
03/28/12 Home sales across city fell 11% in 4Q (PDF, 45 KB) Crain’s New York Business
04/27/12 Home foreclosures take longest in Bklyn (PDF, 225 KB) Crain’s New York Business
04/30/12 Renters get stuck with lion’s share of taxes (PDF, 40 KB) Crain’s New York Business
06/24/12 Greg David: Another tax break that benefits the rich (PDF, 368 KB) Crain’s New York Business
08/22/12 Parking lot today, redevelopment site tomorrow (PDF, 184 KB) Crain’s New York Business
03/06/13 Sandy hit the poor hardest in New York Crain’s New York Business
05/02/13 Co-ops Get No Help Crain’s New York Business
03/17/14 Legal Duo Drops $21B Property Tax-Bomb Crain’s New York Business
04/21/14 Officials ‘air’ their plan differences Crain’s New York Business
05/20/14 1 in 5 Bronx homeowners underwater: report Crain’s New York Business
05/28/14 Rents pinch NYers, but at least we’re not in San Fran Crain’s New York Business
10/19/14 Get Ready for a $5 Billion Bill, NY Crain’s New York Business
02/26/15 Mayor Urged to Give Nonprofits a $600M Break Crain’s New York Business
03/27/15 Shelter to Shutter, Proving Hell’s Kitchen is No Place for the Homeless Crain’s New York Business
05/07/15 Design Within Overreach: How a Plan to Make Affordable Housing Beautiful Ran Into Reality Crain’s New York Business
09/21/15 A Crucial Strategy to End The Homelessness Crisis Crain’s New York Business
09/28/15 Rat Race: The Economy Is Hot, But New Yorkers Are Unhappy at Work Crain’s New York Business
11/09/15 Study Finds Revised Property-Tax Break May Be More Lucrative for Rental Developers Crain’s New York Business
05/05/16 To Solve The Fight Over a Property-Tax Break, Answer Three Key Questions Crain’s New York Business
02/09/17 Is Cuomo’s New 421-a Policy a Good Deal for Taxpayers? Crain’s New York Business
09/19/17 Some gentrifying neighborhoods see rents go from sriracha hot to cold-brew cool Crain’s New York Business
02/14/20 Macy’s Herald Square project faces tough road ahead Crain’s New York Business
03/31/20 How the Coronavirus is Intensifying the Gap Between City’s Richest and Poorest Crain’s New York Business
03/29/23 Op-Ed: Vouchers are good for the homeless - and taxpayers Crain’s New York Business
01/04/16 Geeky Solutions For Affordable Housing Crain’s NY Business
01/19/16 Trouble for de Blasio housing plan as deal on property-tax break won’t be reached Crain’s NY Business
01/20/16 Mayor has yet to fulfill his housing promises. That may be a good thing. Crain’s NY Business
03/23/16 Housing think tank gives policymakers the tools to build a dialogue Crain’s NY Business
12/21/16 Will this Bronx neighborhood be New York City’s hottest real estate market in 2017? Crain’s NY Business
04/24/17 Naming rights: Who decides what a neighborhood is called and where it starts and ends? Crain’s NY Business
01/14/10 NYC Foreclosed Homes Owned by Lenders Spikes (PDF, 36 KB) Crain’s New York Business
08/19/11 NY housing sales tumble, but prices hold steady (PDF, 28 KB) Crains New York, Real Estate
08/17/17 Does Gentrification Really Displace New Yorkers? Crains NY
09/08/11 Cool Map Thing Charts New York City’s Affordable Housing (PDF, 123 KB) Curbed
07/29/13 Five Facts About New York City Rents and Renters’ Incomes Curbed
01/27/16 Why Homes in Major U.S. Cities Are Nearly Impossible to Afford Curbed
05/19/16 Why the Rent is Too Damn High: The Affordable Housing Crisis Curbed
01/05/17 South Bronx Named One Of 2017’s Hottest Destinations By The Times Curbed
02/06/20 As NYC neighborhoods push back against rezonings, can the city meet its affordable housing goals? Curbed
09/03/21 It Wasn’t Just the Shadows That Stopped a Pair of Brooklyn Towers Curbed
03/01/22 Battery Park City Residents Seek Relief From Upper-Middle-Class Poverty Curbed
04/25/22 Housing Court Is Breaking Curbed
06/23/22 The Annual Circus That Makes Landlords and Tenants Mad Curbed