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NIMBY or YIMBY – Part 2

June 17, 2019 In Government Affairs, Real Estate Leave a comment

In New York, every affordable housing fight in recent memory has followed roughly the same script. One side wants to increase the inventory of affordable housing units across the city

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Posted by Jillian Youngblood

NIMBY or YIMBY? – Part 1

June 12, 2019 In Government Affairs, Real Estate Leave a comment

NIMBY or YIMBY? That was the question at a panel on affordable housing hosted by Urban Land Institute New York last week. In New York City, this question is unavoidable.

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The Next Zoning Battle: Screens

March 22, 2019 In Real Estate Leave a comment

In 1913, Manhattan Borough President George McAneny, like so many New Yorkers after him, was fed up with construction. Huge new buildings were popping up at every new subway stop,

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In Opportunity Zones, Opportunity for Everyone?

February 1, 2019 In Real Estate Leave a comment

When Amazon announced that it was building one of its two new headquarters in Long Island City, most attention focused on the lavish $1.2 billion tax incentive package that helped

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