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After 12 years in office, Mayor Michael Bloomberg will have left an indelible fiscal stamp on New York City that will present his successor — and any progressive agenda —
Last Updated (Monday, November 25, 2013 11:13 AM)
It's old news that food stamps, technically SNAP benefits, were cut on Nov. 1 by $5 billion, including cuts for about 1.9 million New York City residents. If you were
Last Updated (Friday, November 22, 2013 12:22 PM)
Now comes the really hard part. Having handily defeated Republican Joe Lhota to become the first Democrat elected mayor of New York City is nearly a quarter century, Bill de
Last Updated (Thursday, November 07, 2013 02:50 PM)
Dear Editor, The article “De Blasio Pins Affordable Housing Hopes on Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning” correctly highlights the challenge of requiring affordable housing in any new developments that depend on zoning changes. One
Last Updated (Wednesday, November 06, 2013 05:31 PM)
There's reason for optimism about ending homelessness as we know it in New York City.
Sure, the problem has never been worse. There are 57,000 homeless people daily in city homeless
Last Updated (Friday, November 01, 2013 03:39 PM)
Bill de Blasio¹s goal of building or preserving 200,000 affordable housing units during his all-but-certain mayoral administration is laudable, but it is also causing unnecessary angst in the real estate
Last Updated (Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10:30 PM)
New York has made steady progress in recovering one year after Sandy, thanks in part to local non-profit organizations working tirelessly to rebuild homes and help the most vulnerable New
Last Updated (Thursday, October 24, 2013 10:38 AM)
The New York City Housing Authority got more than just a new board of directors last month. The agency got a whole new management structure.
Not that the new board will
Each year, New York City produces approximately 14 million tons of waste, almost all of which ends up in out-of-state landfills. Before the waste can be exported, however, it has
Last Updated (Thursday, October 03, 2013 11:49 AM)
New York’s recent primary elections made one thing clear: our next mayor will make a significant investment in affordable housing.
The Democratic candidate, Bill de Blasio, promises an ambitious plan to