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Housing affordability has worsened as city fails to meet growing demand: report

Housing affordability has worsened as city fails to meet growing demand: report

Housing supply failing to keep up with rising demand has fueled the affordability problem in New York. Between 2000...

Housing affordability has worsened as city fails to meet growing demand: report
Is the link between gentrification and displacement actually that strong?

Is the link between gentrification and displacement actually that strong?

Although proposals for large new developments in New York City almost always face criticism that they will displace current...

Is the link between gentrification and displacement actually that strong?
NYU data tool highlights lack of affordable housing

NYU data tool highlights lack of affordable housing

It’s no secret that the 421a tax abatement has mostly subsidized market-rate housing, but a new map illustrates that...

NYU data tool highlights lack of affordable housing
New NYU data tool shows affordable housing throughout NYC

New NYU data tool shows affordable housing throughout NYC

The public can now easily track down affordable housing in the city with a new data tool. New York...

New NYU data tool shows affordable housing throughout NYC
As prices soar, NYC homeowners saddled with housing costs

As prices soar, NYC homeowners saddled with housing costs

New York real estate isn’t cheap — but a new study shows just how many city dwellers are saddled...

As prices soar, NYC homeowners saddled with housing costs
Landmarked districts as dense as non-historic areas: report

Landmarked districts as dense as non-historic areas: report

There’s been a lot of discussion in recent months about the city’s landmarking process and the impact it has...

Landmarked districts as dense as non-historic areas: report
Developocalypse: The Day After

Developocalypse: The Day After

As the city’s real estate industry comes to terms with Friday’s expiration of the 421a tax abatement program, there remain questions over what the development landscape will look like without the abatement, and whether...

Developocalypse: The Day After
In memoriam: Portraits of real estate players who died in 2015

In memoriam: Portraits of real estate players who died in 2015

The New York real estate community lost several influential brokers, developers and architects this year. From those who shaped...

In memoriam: Portraits of real estate players who died in 2015
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De Blasio’s 421a reforms would help developers: report

The Real Estate Board of New York supports proposed changes to the 421a tax abatement program, and a new...

De Blasio’s 421a reforms would help developers: report
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How much does Airbnb impact rents in NYC?

UPDATED: 9:00 p.m., Oct. 14: Airbnb and other short-term rental services straddle a fine line between the so-called ‘sharing economy,’ characterized by collaborative peer relationships, and ‘the economy’ proper, the realm of shrewd, profit-seeking...

How much does Airbnb impact rents in NYC?
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