Category: Faculty

Leonardo Figueroa Helland Appointed Chair of Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management Program

Leonardo Figueroa Helland, associate professor of Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management, has been appointed the chair of the Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management program. Concerning his vision for EPSM, Figueroa shared, “For those looking to challenge the social and environmental injustices at the root of …

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 …