Affordable housing has been a major issue in the ongoing New York City mayoral race. To help educate voters and challenge candidates on the key housing issues facing the City, NYU Furman Center has recently released #NYCHousing. This highly-accessible, ten-part series will be rolled out between August 10 and August 29, 2013 and address:

  • Housing Budget
  • Permanent Affordability
  • Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning
  • Funding Housing with City Pension Funds
  • Moderate-Income (middle-class) Housing
  • Transferable Development Risk
  • NYCHA Land Lease
  • Homelessness
  • 421-A Tax Benefits
  • Affordable Housing Preservation

Each topic is clearly outlined and the analysis provides insight for both novices and experienced members of the industry.