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De Blasio Housing Commissioner to Critics: 'You Don't Stop Development'

A top de Blasio housing wonk warned critics of the mayor’s ambitious affordable housing plan that the dream of stopping new construction altogether is hopeless and that only building apartments for the poorest New Yorkers is economically unfeasible. 662 more words

Infill concerns: Public lecture

At last, an expert not flown in from elsewhere to tell us how to “get land planning right” but one of our most well-known, Linley Lutton… 115 more words

City Of Canning

Who dares wins: Former Mayor back!

Joe Delle Donne is back – and he means business

Putting City of Canning under administration has created a whole new set of issues, with the lion’s share of our budget  274 more words

City Of Canning

Kenwick Pensioners Face Eviction After Long Battle With Department Of Housing

Words by: Molly Schmidt

Kenwick pensioners Gordon and Patricia Weir have been evicted from their Department of Housing home after a long legal battle.

The couple, who have lived in their Kenwick home for nearly 24 years, say they have done nothing wrong, but have been in a constant tug of war with the Department of Housing over structural problems at the home, … 416 more words


Couple loses their castle in Housing fight

But a happy ending of being allowed to stay in their beloved humble abode has eluded a Perth pensioner and his wheelchair-bound wife.

Public housing tenants Gordon and Patricia Weir were notified in May of their eviction from their Kenwick home of nearly 24 years. 555 more words

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Deputy Mayor: Prevailing Wages Would Cost City 17,000 Affordable Apartments

Alicia Glen, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s deputy mayor for housing and economic development, told the City Council today that obligating developers who receive the controversial 421a tax break to pay construction workers… 869 more words

Bill De Blasio

Council Speaker Launches 'Task Force' to Save Rent-Regulated Apartments

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced today the formation of a new, 14-member “Affordable Housing Preservation Task Force” consisting of council members whose districts have hemorrhaged rent-regulated apartments—and several of which are targeted for “upzoning” for greater development under Mayor Bill de Blasio’s… 637 more words