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14 hours ago
The City by the Bay has joined eight largely rural counties in California by advancing last Tuesday to the least restrictive tier of the state's new reopening criteria by reducing coronavirus transmission to nearly New York levels.
The Mercury News
20 hours ago
The rental market is triggering metrics not seen since the depths of the Great Recession, according to a new report on the state of the rental market in three New York City boroughs.
StreetEasy
2 days ago
The pandemic's cumulative death toll in the U.S. does not include over 100,000 fatalities that are directly or indirectly attributable to COVID-19, according to a CDC report released Oct. 20 on the subject of "excess deaths."
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
4 days ago
How the Joint Ownership Entity NYC is helping its community developer members stay strong during COVID.
Shelterforce Magazine
5 days ago
With 520 miles of coastline, New York City is ready to implement the lessons of Hurricane Sandy in the zoning code for the entire city.
NYC Planning
6 days ago
New York City parents are unhappy that fitness enthusiasts are turning to playgrounds for their workouts.
New York Post
6 days ago
There's a new chapter, and maybe an end, for the "Great Subway Map Debate."
Curbed
October 20, 2020, 7am PDT
D.C. Metro Seeks Public Input on Proposed Service Cuts
Greater Greater Washington
October 15, 2020, 7am PDT
A September 2 memo by the Trump administration warned of punitive actions against New York City, Seattle, Portland, and Washington, D.C. A recently announced federal funding opportunity makes good on the threat.
The New York Daily News
October 15, 2020, 5am PDT
Amidst the uncertainty of the pandemic, the four biggest U.S. technology companies have leased or bought enough office space in New York City for 22,000 employees.
The New York Times
October 14, 2020, 11am PDT
A group of regional experts and advocates provide details on how a win by former Vice President Joe Biden might change the direction of the Gateway Project to repair the rail link between New Jersey and New York.
The Bond Buyer
October 14, 2020, 6am PDT
Two new buildings are under construction at Hunters Point South and will contain 719 units of affordable housing.
The New York Times
October 14, 2020, 5am PDT
A new report on the finances of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) makes a desperate plea for assistance from the federal government.
lohud
October 11, 2020, 7am PDT
Hospitals in parts of Wisconsin are experiencing a medical crisis reminiscent of New York and Arizona—they are running out of beds due to a surge of COVID-19 patients. The outbreak is statewide, showing no relationship with density.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
October 1, 2020, 5am PDT
A residential skyscraper proposed for Manhattan's Upper West Side included a mechanical void that predated new rules in the city prohibiting the height-enhancing building practice. A judge still rejected the project as planned.
Gothamist
September 29, 2020, 12pm PDT
The past decade saw more old commercial buildings transformed into residential buildings than any decade previous.
RentCafé
September 29, 2020, 5am PDT
Vacancy rates in New York City have climbed to unexpected heights in 2020, and landlords aren't pinning all the blame on a pandemic-induced urban exodus.
The Real Deal
September 27, 2020, 5am PDT
New York City will now be measurably less car-centric for the indefinite future.
Eater New York
September 24, 2020, 5am PDT
An opinion piece makes the case that a rezoning proposal for the Brooklyn neighborhood of Gowanus has a higher potential for new affordable housing and lower risk of displacement compared to other rezoning plans in the city.
City Limits
September 23, 2020, 8am PDT
A controversial summer has finally claimed the grand ambitions for a waterfront site in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
Politico