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December 09, 2019While GHG emissions have risen in other large states like Texas and Florida, New York has been a leader in reducing GHG emissions; the continued focus on getting greener through further emissions reductions is necessary and important.
October 11, 2019Deputy Mayor Been joined CBC to discuss City housing and economic development policy in a fireside chat with CBC President Andrew Rein.
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.
July 09, 2019Administrative solutions can reduce school crowding and limit the need to build expensive new school buildings.
March 19, 2019Options for raising sufficient funds for roads and transit statewide include increasing tolls and fees, enacting congestion pricing, and implementing a vehicle-miles traveled (VMT) fee.
January 30, 2019New York is a city of renters, and rent regulated units account for nearly half of the city’s rental housing stock.
December 13, 2018This paper was prepared by HR&A Advisors as a background paper for the December 2018 CBC Conference on most important fiscal and economic issues facing New York State. The paper provides recommendations for how NYS should prioritize, fund, and deliver key infrastructure investments.
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 10, 2018Mr. Stanley Brezenoff oversees 326 public housing developments that are home to more than 400,000 New Yorkers. Mr. Brezenoff's shares his reaction to recent CBC research and gives an update on NYCHA's activities and planning.
September 13, 2018NYC Advisory Commission on Property Tax Reform is charged with recommending reforms to make the NYC property tax fairer, simpler, and more transparent. CBC, the Regional Plan Association, and NYU Wagner convened a panel to discuss the current property tax system and the reforms that should be pursued.
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.
June 19, 2018Marisa Lago, Director of the Department of City Planning and Chair of the City Planning Comission, joined the CBC to discuss the U.S. Census, neighborhood revitalization, housing afforability, and resiliency and sustainability.
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March 06, 2018Recently appointed the Executive Director of PANYNJ, Rick Cotton joins CBC to share the Port's priorities in the coming years.
December 20, 2017Part 1 of our analysis reviews NYCHA's capital needs and spending patterns over the last 5 years.
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October 26, 2017CBC Breakfast conversation with John Rhodes, Chair of the Public Service Commission
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October 12, 2017Tolls for the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge have not been released yet, but based on construction costs, CBC estimates it will be approximately $10 for cars, double the current rate.
September 21, 2017CBC Breakfast conversation with NYC Housing and Preservation Development Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer.
August 21, 2017What the State should do to ensure its transportation investment is well-targeted and strategic.
July 19, 2017How is NYCHA doing two years into its implementation of NextGeneration NYCHA?
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June 30, 2017How do New Yorkers feel about quality of life and municipal services? It varies tremendously by community district.