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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.
September 21, 2017CBC Breakfast conversation with NYC Housing and Preservation Development Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer.
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April 24, 2017A coalition called Tax Equity Now NY, which includes the NAACP, the Black Institute, several landlords and homeowners, has teamed up with lawyers from the firm Latham & Watkins, including former Chief Judge Jonathan Lippmann, to file a class-action suit this week charging that the DNA of the city’s property tax system is racially biased and favors the affluent over the working- and middle-class.
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March 09, 2017More than 150,000 moderate- and middle-income households in New York City are still rent burdened, according to a 2015 Citizens Budget Commission policy brief. When families are rent-burdened—meaning they pay more than 30% of household income on rent—they often find it hard to afford other necessities such as health care and child care. Middle-income earners in New York deserve better.
September 18, 2015CBC Breakfast with NYCHA Chair and CEO Shola Olatoye in September 2015.
December 11, 2014CBC Breakfast with City Planning Commissioner Carl Weisbrod in December 2014.
October 01, 2014CBC Breakfast with NYC Housing Commissioner Vickie Been in October 2014.