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CBCNY Releases Second Report on Affordable Housing

CBCNY Releases Second Report on Affordable Housing The Citizens Budget Commission (CBC) just released its second in a four-part series of policy briefs exploring housing affordability versus location affordability in New York City.  Entitled “The Rent’s Too Damn High! But the Metrocard Is a Pretty Good Deal,” the report finds that the city’s low transpiration costs and high incomes make New York a far less expensive location compared to other American cities. Read the complete report here.

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HPD Commissioner Vicki Been Joins Housing Council on 7.10.14

HPD Commissioner Vicki Been to speak to ULI NY Housing Council on 7/10 ULI New York’s Housing Council will host a special discussion with Vicki Been, Commissioner, New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development on Thursday, July 10 at 8:30 AM.  Commissioner Been will visit the council for a special presentation and discussion of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Housing New York: a 5-Borough, 10-year Plan, which outlines the administration’s bold plan to build and preserve 200,000 affordable units over the coming decade.  For more information about the Plan, please … Read More

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Urban Visionary: Bill Rudin

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Urban Visionary: Bill Rudin by Rémy Raisner, CFA As part of the Urban Visionary speaker series, renowned developer, owner, manager and New York civic leader Bill Rudin, Vice Chairman and CEO of Rudin Management Company addressed ULI Members at the midtown offices of Kirkland & Ellis, on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Rudin Management Company is a family business created by family patriarch Louis Rudinsky, a Polish-Jewish immigrant, who turned profits from a Lower East Side store into the purchase of a building on 54th Street.  The family’s New York roots and … Read More

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ULI Members Carl Weisbrod and Alicia Glen Appointed to Mayor de Blasio’s Administration

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Former ULI Trustee, Carl Weisbrod Named Mayor de Blasio’s Department of City Planning Commission Chair New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named former Urban Land Institute Trustee, Carl Weisbrod as the new chairman of the city’s planning commission. With over 35 years experience, Mr. Weisbrod is considered to be a plugged-in real estate consultant and was the former co-chair of the new Mayor’s transition team. “Carl is a quintessential New Yorker. He brings a real passion for our neighborhoods and our diversity across the five boroughs. And he also … Read More

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