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Michael Lewyn is an assistant professor at Touro Law Center in Long Island.
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Michael Lewyn is an associate professor at Touro Law Center in Central Islip, NY. His scholarship can be found at http://works.bepress.com/lewyn

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2 days ago
Gentrification is apparently quite rare—so why do urban affairs commentators devote so much time arguing about it?
Michael Lewyn
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July 31, 2019, 5am PDT
Contrary to popular myth, New York is not drowning in new housing.
Michael Lewyn
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July 22, 2019, 10am PDT
It is conventional wisdom that suburbs are more attractive to families with children than cities. But in fact, the most dense urban cores are gaining children to a greater extent than their suburbs.
Michael Lewyn
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June 19, 2019, 2pm PDT
After growing in the first half of the decade, some cities might be losing population. Is this because of the pace of immigration has slowed?
Michael Lewyn
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June 4, 2019, 9am PDT
Retrofitting suburbia may be a challenge in a small town with high birth rates.
Michael Lewyn
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May 20, 2019, 2pm PDT
Government's pro-sprawl and anti-density policies often create problems that justify more of the same.
Michael Lewyn
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May 2, 2019, 8am PDT
"Ghost apartments" (empty apartments owned by rich foreign investors) have gotten a great deal of media coverage. But how common are they?
Michael Lewyn
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April 14, 2019, 5am PDT
Defenders of suburban expansion argue that government should build more roads in order to open up more land for housing. What's wrong with that argument?
Michael Lewyn
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March 27, 2019, 2pm PDT
In Order Without Design, Alain Bertaud takes a middle position between consistent supporters of suburbia and sprawl critics.
Michael Lewyn
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March 3, 2019, 1pm PST
In 2017, New York's highest court held that cities could be held liable for failure to adopt traffic calming policies. Why hasn't this ruling led to safer streets?
Michael Lewyn