Furman Center in the News

Date Title Source
11/12/10 ‘09 NYC Home Loans Fell as Refinancing Exploded (PDF, 41 KB) 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
09/27/11 ‘Do no harm’ on conforming loan limits (PDF, 22 KB) HousingWire
05/21/23 ‘Granny flats’ play surprising role in easing California’s housing woes The Washington Post
07/26/21 ‘Unprecedented Spike’ in U.S. Evictions Looming as Ban Expires Bloomberg News
05/08/09 “Don’t Put It Here!” Does Affordable Housing Cause Nearby Property Values to Decline? (PDF, 2 MB) Insights
04/11/13 “So You Think You Can Mayor?” Furman Center Forum on Housing: Vicki Been on the Brian Lehrer Show The Brian Lehrer Show (WNYC)
06/07/23 “The Job It Almost Was”: Advocates on the Loss of NYC’s Chief Housing Officer City Limits
04/09/19 (Un)affordable New York Domus
04/11/19 ‘I Don’t Want to Stay Here’: Half a Million Live in Flood Zones, and the Government Is Paying New York Times
08/16/19 ‘Yelled Out Of The Room’: Building Housing In Places That Need, But Don’t Want, Development Bisnow
08/30/13 #NYChousing: 10 Issues for NYC’s Next Mayor Urban Omnibus
05/20/14 1 in 5 Bronx homeowners underwater: report Crain’s New York Business
07/16/14 1,500 Buildings Caught Between the Next Flood and a Hard Place WNYC
10/03/17 10 on 10: 10 Predictions on the Next Decade Forbes
06/15/14 10 Things Your Landlord Won’t Tell You MarketWatch
05/17/11 10,000 Missing in Astoria? What The Stats Say (PDF, 190 KB) City Limits
06/19/18 100,000 New Jobs for New York: Will Enough go to Poorer Workers? New York Times
03/14/17 13 Years After Blocking New Development, Staten Island Hopes to Welcome Just Enough of it City Limits
10/19/22 13 Years, 3 Mayors, Countless Community Board Meetings, and Just One Building: The tortured path to 112 affordable apartment units in Hell’s Kitchen. Curbed
09/29/11 15 Years On, Still No Agreement on Welfare Reform’s Impact (PDF, 352 KB) City Limits
07/09/20 25 Percent of NYC Renters Have Not Made Payments Since March New York Post
10/25/13 30 Issues: Private Money for Public Good The Brian Lehrer Show - WNYC
10/26/12 40% of LIHTC Units House Extremely Low-Income Residents (PDF, 335 KB) Housing Finance News
08/05/20 400,000 NYC Families Could Lose Homes as Eviction Pause Lifts, Federal Aid Stalls New York Post
07/06/20 5 Policy Research Centers Helping Us Understand And Improve Our Society Ezvid Wiki
08/15/14 6 Charts That Show New York Needs More Micro-Apartments Curbed NY
06/05/14 A ‘New Era’ for Tenants? Capital New York
02/04/20 A balancing act in Brooklyn City & State
10/13/16 A Big Bet on ‘Revitalizing Downtown’ Gotham Gazette
01/10/22 A Bronx Community Bloomed After One Housing Crisis. Can It Survive Another? The New Republic
10/14/16 A Changing Waterfront in Greenpoint, Brooklyn New York Times
09/21/15 A Crucial Strategy to End The Homelessness Crisis Crain’s New York Business
02/01/09 A Foreclosure Freeze Would Ease Their Fears (PDF, 28 KB) New York Daily News
02/13/09 A Homecoming for HUD’s New Secretary (PDF, 18 KB) New York Times
03/09/11 A House Dies And a Block Sinks (PDF, 109 KB) Brooklyn Ink
06/21/10 A Housing Price Collapse in Queens New York is Almost Certain (PDF, 122 KB) Real Estate Channel
07/15/20 A Lot of Americans Are About to Lose Their Homes The Atlantic
02/14/20 A Luxury Apartment Rises in a Poor Neighborhood. What Happens Next? New York Times
01/01/10 A Manhattan Apartment for the Price of a Car? (PDF, 107 KB) The Real Deal
08/16/13 A Mayor Who Puts Wall Street First (PDF, 179 KB) The New York Times
02/01/09 A Month Free? Rents Are Falling Fast (PDF, 81 KB) New York Times
04/15/07 A Most Exclusive Club (PDF, ) New York Times
10/28/16 A New Report Analyzes the Steps New York Is Taking to Slow Gentrification in Bushwick and Beyond Bushwick Daily
05/09/14 A Plan Built on Assumptions The New York Times
02/26/21 A Push for Zoning Reform in Connecticut The New York Times
04/18/11 A Real Estate Kingdom in Brownsville (PDF, 125 KB) The Brooklyn Ink
10/20/11 A Search for Subsidized Housing, Simplified (PDF, 111 KB) The New York Times
05/07/24 A Shared Goal: Financing New York City Affordable Housing Crain’s New York Business
06/01/23 A son of Harlem is now an outsider looking in Gothamist
11/22/13 A tall tower threatens to darken New York’s Central Park Marketplace
01/19/16 A Tax on Views of Central Park? New York Times
05/28/15 A Taxing Matter: Looking Back on the History of 421-a The New York Observer
02/14/22 A Tenant’s Guide to 421-a, the City’s Biggest Tax Break for Developers and Landlords The City
02/10/16 A Vote for Parking Minimums Is a Vote to Keep the Rent Too Damn High StreetsBlog NYC
07/29/20 A Wave of Evictions Is Coming. Democrats Are Proposing a Lifeline. Vox
06/11/20 A Wave of Legislation Aimed at Renters and Small Biz City Limits
09/02/11 Across the Hall, Diversity of Incomes (PDF, 54 KB) The New York Times
06/28/21 Addressing the Housing Needs of Small and Midsize Cities DS News
05/04/24 ADUs Can Help the Inland Empire Meet Housing Needs Daily Bulletin
09/26/18 Affordable Co-ops in Harlem Are Facing Foreclosures. Columbia May be Able to Help Columbia Spectator
02/07/17 Affordable East Harlem development will have 655 passive house rentals Curbed New York
04/06/09 Affordable Homeownership and the “$1 Billion Promise” (PDF, 44 KB) City Limits
03/25/16 Affordable Housing ‘Increasingly Out of Reach’ in Atlanta Curbed Atlanta
01/14/15 Affordable Housing More Frequently Preserved in Less Desirable Neighborhoods New York Observer
04/22/13 Affordable Housing Paved the Way for Neighborhood Revitalization (PDF, 169 KB) New York Real Estate Journal
06/23/10 Affordable Housing Pays Off for City Crain’s New York Business
02/20/07 Affordable Housing Strikes It Rich (PDF, 32 KB) City Limits
09/06/16 Affordable Housing Will Only Work With For-Profit Developers in the Mix The Observer
10/05/09 Affordable Housing, Not Included (PDF, 233 KB) Gotham Gazette
07/28/14 Affordable Multi-family Housing Faces Financial Hurdles in Doing Resiliency Retrofits New York Observer
08/31/15 Affordable South Bronx The Architect’s Newspaper
03/22/22 After Slow Start, U.S. States Spend Billions in Emergency Rent Relief Bloomberg CityLab
02/25/15 After the Shouting, Do Shelters and Supportive Housing Harm Neighborhoods? City Limits
05/07/20 Agencies urged to pause CRA reform as banks manage pandemic response American Banker
02/14/23 Aggressive New York Housing Plan Borrows Ideas From Other States The New York Times
07/21/15 Airbnb and Affordable Housing, Part 2 Planetizen
10/19/16 Airbnb likely does keep rents and property prices high in super-hot cities, statistics show Business Insider
10/23/15 Airbnb’s Lessons For Affordable Housing National Journal
06/18/13 Alms for the Upper Middle Class: Subsidized Apartments Aim at $200K Earners (PDF, 1 MB) New York Observer
03/05/24 Amen to New Housing? Faith-Based Development Bill Looks to Secure Legislative Blessing City Limits
09/16/20 America’s Eviction Epidemic The New York Review of Books
07/08/20 America’s Looming Housing Catastrophe, Explained Vox
08/25/22 American cities want rent control to rein in housing costs The Economist
02/09/16 Americans Less Optimistic About Owning a Home Realtor.com
01/10/14 Among Cuomo’s Proposals, a Tax Break for Renters The New York Times
07/15/16 An Art Installation Visualizes the Boggling Tax Disparities Along Central Park CityLab
04/04/14 An Indescribable System, Threatened Capital New York
07/29/16 Analysis: Tax lien properties concentrated in central and eastern Brooklyn and southeast Queens Politico
09/04/21 Andrew Cuomo Left Behind a Rent-Relief Debacle The New Yorker
11/15/17 Another way the House tax bill hurts ordinary Americans: Devastating the affordable housing market New York Daily News
04/01/20 AOC Urges Cuomo to Support Rent Forgiveness Politico
03/14/14 Apartment Hunting with a Mobile App The New York Times
08/17/15 Apartment Rents Continue Upward Climb Amidst Affordability Concerns Multi-Housing News
03/25/15 Are Co-Op Owners Entitled to ‘Windfall’ Profits? City Limits
06/21/21 Are homes infrastructure? Biden’s proposal says better housing policy will improve access… NBC News
03/03/16 Are Micro-Apartments a Good Solution to the Affordable-Housing Crisis? The New Yorker
06/19/19 Are rent controls the solution to the affordable housing shortage? Minnesota Public Radio
07/30/15 Are You a Gentrifier? Slate
02/28/19 Area Median Income: What It Means and How It’s Calculated 6sqft