Jacob Riis Houses tenants are losing patience with the city’s response to tap water arsenic problems

Jacob Riis Houses tenants are losing patience with the city’s response to tap water arsenic problems

NEW YORK — For the fourth day, about 3,000 inhabitants of the city it is advised not to drink or cook with the water at home. NYCHA’s latest test results at the Jacob Riis Houses show no arsenic was found, but further testing is needed. CBS2’s Astrid Martinez spoke to concerned tenants and city leaders … Read more

Adams’ Top Housing Official Outlines New York City’s Shift In Approach

Adams’ Top Housing Official Outlines New York City’s Shift In Approach

Bisnow/Miriam Hall New York Housing Conference Executive Director Rachel Fee, New York City Chief Housing Officer Jessica Katz, HPD Commissioner Adolfo Carrión Jr., HDC President Eric Enderlin and DSS Commissioner Gary Jenkins speak June 28 at a housing forum in Manhattan. New York City’s new housing plan under Mayor Eric Adams walks back many of … Read more

Why NYC’s housing market is so crazy — and affordable housing is so hard to find

Why NYC’s housing market is so crazy — and affordable housing is so hard to find

It’s easy to conclude from the craziness of New York City’s rental market — including that long line for a tiny, rent-regulated East Village apartment that made The Post’s cover — that what the city needs is more “affordable housing.” But it’s not true. Not only do New York City and the state overall have … Read more