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December 04, 2019The balancing act facing legislators as they consider proposals to reform the property tax is how to increase equity, fairness, and transparency, while maintaining fiscal stability and reliability.
November 25, 2019CBC has long seen housing affordability as a key factor affecting New York City’s long-term competitiveness.
September 17, 2019Success of NYCHA 2.0 will require political, labor, and community support; assistance from City, State, and federal governments; and significant management improvements.
May 02, 2019When considering reform, the Legislature should evaluate the potential to worsen rather than improve tenants’ living conditions.
March 08, 2019The federal monitor is tasked with ensuring that NYCHA will remediate its most pressing physical issues, including lead, mold, broken elevators, and other deficiencies.
January 30, 2019New York is a city of renters, and rent regulated units account for nearly half of the city’s rental housing stock.
November 15, 2018NYCHA has an astounding $32 billion in capital needs, a nearly fivefold increase over the last decade. Today nearly all its properties require substantial rehabilitation.
October 11, 2018Housing affordability is a perennial concern of New Yorkers and their elected officials, and the production and preservation of affordable housing is a key priority of the de Blasio Administration.
October 02, 2018CBC illustrates how changes to an "infill" development project’s location or affordability mix can significantly affect revenue and units rehabilitated at NYCHA.
August 29, 2018Every three years, the U.S. Census Bureau conducts a New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey (HVS), which provides the most comprehensive information available on the size, nature, and condition of New York City’s housing stock.
July 03, 2018Rather than continue as the nation’s largest landlord, NYCHA should transition to an affordable housing steward employing a full range of strategies to preserve the affordability of its units.