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.
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.
After Superstorm Sandy, a historic housing style is on the brink of extinction on Staten Island's East Shore. A. F. Brady explores what stands to be lost, and gained, in government efforts to rebuild the area after the storm.