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A statewide solution to New York"s housing crisis

In a lawsuit brought by The Legal Aid Society 30 years ago, Jiggetts v. Grinker, the state’s highest court ruled that poor families with minor children were entitled to a basic rent subsidy... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 21st, 2017

Is the solution to New York"s housing crisis right below our feet?

There are up to 210,000 basements and cellars across the city that could potentially be converted into legal apartments—enough to move the needle on the city’s housing crisis without... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 16th, 2017

Memo to the city: Don"t forget middle-income housing

It is no secret that New York is facing a citywide affordable housing crisis that affects millions of residents. While low-income families are in most immediate need, this crisis can also have a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 9th, 2017

Report: Affordable housing projects generated $54.5B in 5 years

As state lawmakers consider New York’s 2017-2018 housing budget, the New York State Association for Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH) released a new report revealing that statewide affordable housing eff.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyFeb 22nd, 2017

Housing crisis caused by restrictive building laws, regulatory hurdles

San Francisco is too expensive to live in because the region's housing crunch is worsened by overly-restrictive building laws and regulatory hurdles, a new report says. The New York Times asked in an article this week, "Why Does It Cost So Much to Live.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 16th, 2017

Massey blames de Blasio-Cuomo feud for city’s housing woes

Paul Massey, the Cushman & Wakefield executive turned mayoral candidate, is putting the blame for New York City’s affordable housing crisis on the incumb.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyFeb 1st, 2017

This NY apartment building fits together like a puzzle

The 461 Dean complex in New York City is the world's tallest modular building, a solution for affordable urban housing......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJan 31st, 2017

One solution to Southern California"s housing crisis: building in tight spaces, small lots

In Santa Ana, not long ago, on a tired commercia.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesDec 23rd, 2016

One solution to Southern California"s housing crisis: building in the region"s nooks and crannies

In Santa Ana, not long ago, on a tired commercia.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesDec 23rd, 2016

Micro-units are part of macro-solution for city"s housing crunch

In developing Carmel Place, New York City's first micro-unit project, we sought to address a policy question about unit size. But the bigger one is, in a city as great as New York, why should renters... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 13th, 2016

White House toolkit gives officials plenty of homework on housing shortage solutions

It’s no secret that New York City is facing a housing crisis. This is becoming a national problem – so much so that the Obama Administration recently stepped in to highlight what is needed to “promote healthy, responsive, affordable, high-opportunit.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 12th, 2016

New York tops list of cities lacking single-family housing

Single-family home construction is currently lacking in 80 percent of metro areas, despite steady job creation. And the low activity is creating a housing shortage crisis that is curtailing affordability and threatening to hold back prospective buyers in .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 5th, 2016

There’s a simple solution to the rent crisis in America, but many expensive cities outlaw it

Why is the rent so high in America? It’s not so complicated: In many of the cities where people most want to live, there aren’t enough homes. The share of Americans who rent is at a 50-year high, and the housing stock hasn’t kept up. Mor.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 5th, 2016

5 Things to know for Friday, and how businesses can address Portland"s very real housing crisis

On what's going to be an eventful day in the nation's capitol, there's still plenty on the docket here in the Rose City. Here's what's happening as we ease into a well-deserved weekend. Homeward bound As 2017's first quarter comes to an end, we fig.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals11 hr. 23 min. ago

Tiny Home Innovations Could Help End the Housing Crisis

Smart and innovative design creates pre-fab tiny houses from basic to smartphone controlled......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 23rd, 2017

Bank of NY Mellon must face $1 billion Commerzbank lawsuit

Bank of New York Mellon Corp must face a Commerzbank AG (CBKGn.DE) lawsuit seeking to hold it liable for toxic mortgage-backed securities that the German lender bought before the financial crisis, resulting in more than $1 billion of losses......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 21st, 2017

David Rockefeller, philanthropist and head of Chase Manhattan, dies at 101

He was instrumental in rallying the private sector to help resolve New York City's financial crisis.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 21st, 2017

Philanthropist and head of Chase Manhattan dies at 101

He was instrumental in rallying the private sector to help resolve New York City's financial crisis.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 20th, 2017

Bank of America Hires Top Banker Away From Morgan Stanley

Eric Bischof, who advised the New York Federal Reserve Bank after the global financial crisis, will join the rival bank as co-head of global financial institutions......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMar 20th, 2017

China"s decentralization solution for housing

Clive McDonnell of StanChart Private Bank says the authorities are likely to continue encouraging people to move into areas with excess supply of housing......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMar 20th, 2017

With housing costs skyrocketing, rent control is on the docket again in Sacramento

Amid California’s housing crisis, several sta.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 17th, 2017