Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to achieve an ambitious goal: building or preserving 200,000 affordable homes over the next 10 years across the five boroughs.
With housing costs rising out of reach for many in the nation’s biggest city, Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to build or preserve an ambitious 200,000 affordable homes over the next 10 years.
Under pressure from the state Supreme Court, Gov. Chris Christie’s administration proposed new rules Wednesday for how many homes should be within financial reach for lower-income people in each town in the state.
A federal judge has ruled in a housing discrimination lawsuit against the Village of Long Island City.
Federal authorities are turning up the heat on the county, threatening to once again withhold additional millions in grant money for allegedly not complying with a 2009 housing settlement.
New York City’s first Democratic mayor in a generation reflected on his first 100 days in office, largely downplaying middling poll numbers.
Now that state lawmakers have closed a budget deal to fund prekindergarten in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio is ready to turn to the next items on his sweeping liberal agenda.
Affordable housing is defined by the federal government as being below 30 percent of household income. DiNapoli says more than 3 million households statewide paid at least 30 percent of their 2012 income for a place to live.
The deal to turn the old Domino Sugar plant on Williamsburg’s waterfront into gleaming apartment towers, offices and open space is moving ahead.
The wealthy suburbs on Long Island and in Westchester County have been losing their young workforce at a dramatic rate, and advocates blamed a lack of affordable housing.
The median sale price for a home in Chappaqua is $1 million, but many residents have said they would welcome more affordable housing. But building that affordable housing has proven to be a struggle.
New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has a message for owners of empty lots zoned for resident construction: Build up or pay up.
The New York Times/Siena College Poll of likely voters gives de Blasio a 45-point lead, 68 percent to 23 percent.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans Wednesday to develop a large stretch of land on the Lower East Side into a new mixed-use development.
Multiple published reports this past week said a planned residential tower on the Upper West Side will include both luxury condos and affordable low-income rental units – but the two groups will be separated with their own entrances to the building.