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Edward is an affordable housing developer, adjunct professor at Columbia University, and author of the Fiscal Cliff which describes the fiscal crisis facing American Cities.
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Affordable, Mid-Term, Housing for All

A proposal to limit the amount of time low-income families can live in affordable housing.

Bricks or Bullets? Obama Chooses Defense Over Housing

The federal government has largely abdicated its responsibility to build affordable housing. Nowhere is that more clear than in the comparison between President Obama's proposed $6 billion to HUD for housing production and $626 billion for defense.

Affordable Housing in New York City—What’s Next

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has set a lofty goal of creating or preserving 200,000 units of affordable housing in New York City. How can the mayor's team deliver on that promise?