To Stop Displacement, Disclose the Data!
For more than half a century, real estate data has played a crucial role in struggles against housing discrimination and dispossession. But what information is needed now in the face of changing forms of speculation?
An indicator species in vinyl and metal, the streetside lockbox signals the rise of a short-term city.
The Private Lives of Public Schools
When it comes to building schools, a little-known entity with radical roots has had an outsize effect on the city’s skyline. How can the Educational Construction Fund adapt an experimental ethos to changing times?
Country of Tenants
Questions of ownership, affordability, and political representation converge in current struggles over rent regulation.
Do You Remember How It Was?
Residents recall a decade of upheaval in the East New York Oral History Project.
It Takes a Village to Weather a Storm
In Sheepshead Bay, designing for resilience at a scale somewhere between the city and the single-family house.
Our Fair City
50 years after the passage of a landmark law, how will New York City assess the fairness of its housing?
If These Walls Could Talk
Whither housing? Ask the houses. In four recent books, home is where the histories of housing policy and politics makes themselves known.
Nearly six years after Sandy flooded basements and uprooted trees, Red Hook Houses is still in recovery. But designers from KPF and OLIN see a future brighter than survival, when infrastructure combines with art and the landscape rises above the waterline.
Formerly incarcerated people reassemble their lives at the Castle, a singular housing facility and a supportive home base created by The Fortune Society.