Are de Blasio’s Rezonings a Trojan Horse for Gentrification? Probably Not.

By Alex Schwartz Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Housing New York” plan currently projects building or preserving 300,000 affordable housing units by 2026 – 120,000 through new construction and 180,000 through preservation. The aspect of this plan that has received the most attention (and criticism) is …

The Daunting Math of Solving New York’s Housing Crisis

By Alex Schwartz New York City’s unprecedented and ongoing efforts in the realm of affordable housing show what cities can – and can’t – do strictly on their own to solve a deep and persistent affordability crisis. Since 1987, New York has invested more than $17.5 …