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Corey Johnson Faces the Daunting Budget Realities of Trump’s America

Corey Johnson Faces the Daunting Budget Realities of Trump’s America

BY DUNCAN OSBORNE | As Corey Johnson assumes the role of speaker of the City Council, he has made some important and expensive promises that multiple constituencies are expecting him to keep. But he is also facing the prospect of cuts in federal and state dollars that could make fulfilling those promises difficult. “Almost a third […]

Our Seniors Need Housing & Community

Our Seniors Need Housing & Community

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | Drawing on the active participation of other LGBT and civil rights advocates, non-profits engaged in housing development and financing, and a top representative of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) has announced a bold plan to remake the housing opportunities and […]

Transforming Affordable From a Slogan into a Residence

Transforming Affordable From a Slogan into a Residence

BY LAUREN PRICE | Our city’s biggest challenge is the growing disparity between affordable and market-rate housing,” according to Jonathan Miller, the president and CEO of Miller Samuel Inc., a New York-based real estate appraisal and consulting firm. “Producing affordable housing helps us provide a greater diversity for labor skills needed in New York. And in […]

The 411 on Affordability

BY LAUREN PRICE | New York City’s affordability housing programs come in a variety of permutations, but in general terms eligibility is based on: household income falling between a particular development’s upper and lower limits; a household’s members meeting program guidelines; credit history that meets the developer’s standards; and absence of housing, legal, or criminal […]