One Weird Trick to Forget About the Housing Crisis
The solutions to the housing crisis are not as sexy as the problem, and the problem is the overwhelming power and weight of wealth. The problem is our desire for the problem: to see it, to touch it, and perhaps one day to inhabit it.
Want a Rent-Regulated Apartment? Pay This Broker $10,000
Brokers are capitalizing on an already exploitative rental market, and in the process are effectively destroying the few rent protections we have.
New York Rents Are Sky High. Legislative Relief is Dead. What Happened?
Housing activist Cea Weaver talks about why tenant protections failed to pass this year, and what New York should be doing to build more affordable housing.
‘Political Violence’: Albany’s Good Cause Fight Is Getting Weird
Protesters visited the home of a state lawmaker who opposes Good Cause. Strangeness ensued.
NYC Rents Are Officially ‘Scary.’ Help is Not On The Way
A proposed law in Albany could slow down New York’s runaway rental market. But none of the power brokers seem interested in passing it.
Adams Appointee on Rent Board Has Nifty Theories on Intergalactic Crypto Capitalism
Ah yes, property rights!