by Urban Omnibus • Mar 22 2017
Excerpts from three documentary films, screened at the first Housing Brass Tacks film night, tackle how inequality is inscribed in the housing landscape.
by Olivia Schwob • Mar 15 2017
The Circulation Desk returns, with four tales of the cities that arise from moral and environmental disaster. Can we ever really start anew?
by Urban Omnibus • Mar 8 2017
This time on Housing Brass Tacks: Where does the money come from, and what’s it used for? Mark Willis, the Senior Policy Fellow at NYU’s Furman Center, takes us through the structure of affordable housing finance.
by Urban Omnibus • Feb 22 2017
In last week's Housing Brass Tacks discussion, Hunter College scholar Matthew Lasner laid out the history of the fight to make housing affordable: from zoning codes to co-ops, it's always been hard-won.
by Urban Omnibus • Feb 8 2017
In our first discussion Holly Leicht, former Regional Administrator for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, got down to the nuts and bolts of what HUD does. Here's a little of what we learned.
by Ayluonne Tereszkiewicz • Feb 8 2017
Three graphic novels dramatize the forces that shape the city, recasting old stories of good versus evil onto high-rises and streetscapes.
by Urban Omnibus • Feb 1 2017
Join us March 13 for our first Brass Tacks film night. We’re screening three documentary films that explicitly address the ways in which inequality is inscribed in the housing landscape.
by Mariana Mogilevich • Jan 19 2017
Introducing the Circulation Desk, a bimonthly snapshot of the urbanist titles that turn our gears. On Inauguration Eve, could four recent biographies of real estate giants deliver insight into the years ahead?
by Urban Omnibus • Jan 10 2017
Join us at UnionDocs on January 15 for documentary work and discussion tackling the history of squatting in New York City, and asking why that history matters today.
by Urban Omnibus • Nov 2 2016
Join us at UnionDocs on November 20 to celebrate filmmaker Peter Hutton's groundbreaking portraits of New York City's landscapes.