New York City

22 hours ago
Laws that control rent-stabilized apartments have been weakened over the last 25 years while the surging economy drives many of these units into the free market.
The New York Times
3 days ago
A state bill would allow for higher floor area ratio in New York City, designed to alleviate housing costs in the city, has gained most support from legislators representing areas outside the city.
Crain's New York Business
May 14, 2018, 7am PDT
New York City is seeing an adjustment in the rental market as landlords struggle to compete for renters in a suddenly crowded market.
Bloomberg
May 12, 2018, 9am PDT
Trees improve cities by controlling temperature, absorbing water and carbon dioxide, and adding beauty.
The Conversation
May 12, 2018, 5am PDT
The city of New York wants more capacity to store energy, so it's making the process of permitting energy storage projects easier to understand and follows.
Smart Cities Dive
May 9, 2018, 10am PDT
It's been awhile since the proposed PQX Streetcar project had any forward momentum in New York City.
Crain's New York Business
May 8, 2018, 1pm PDT
NYC Ferry, which opened in May 2017, would double in size if Mayor Bill de Blasio's budget proposal moves forward.
Crain's New York Business
May 7, 2018, 10am PDT
Ride hailing seems to be here to stay, but if New York's mayor gets his way it will face a major speed bump in the Big Apple.
Next City
May 7, 2018, 8am PDT
The Golden State may have the nation's most severe housing crisis, but there is one area of state housing policy where it shines, becoming a model for other states that want to advance accessory dwelling units, also called granny or in-law units.
Next City
May 4, 2018, 7am PDT
A new report by the New York City Comptroller's Office has estimated the cost of Airbnb to the city's rental market, and the tab is a big one: $616 million in 2016 alone.
Bloomberg
April 29, 2018, 11am PDT
A set of zoning changes under consideration in New York City promises to be controversial; the de Blasio Administration is already onboard.
Crain's New York Business
April 27, 2018, 11am PDT
Efstathios Valiotis of Alma Realty argues that the New York real estate industry has made strides to curb emissions and been a leader in fighting climate change in the city.
Crain's New York Business
April 24, 2018, 1pm PDT
Despite ever-stricter air-quality regulations and dropping emissions, the American Lung Association once again finds the state to have some of the worst air in the nation.
USA Today
April 23, 2018, 1pm PDT
If you're a fan of improved bus service, we have some good news from New York City.
StreetsBlog NYC
April 20, 2018, 6am PDT
Witness the public realm of yesteryear.
ViewingNYC
April 19, 2018, 1pm PDT
A writer weaves a "decade by decade" story, complete with diagrams, of how not to manage a public transit system.
CityLab
April 17, 2018, 7am PDT
New York rules have rules about short-term rentals are supposed to work. That doesn't mean everyone is following them.
Crain's New York Business
April 16, 2018, 5am PDT
A new fee on trips made in ride-hailing and other for-hire vehicles and taxis in much of Manhattan was approved by the New York State legislature as part of the budget legislation. Plans for future tolls on cars and trucks weren't included.
Politico New York
April 15, 2018, 11am PDT
The price tag for one of the country's largest active transportation projects now totals $11.1 billion.
NBC 4
April 11, 2018, 6am PDT
The project was originally scheduled for completion in 2003.
Crain's New York Business