As part of our Fourth Regional Plan recommendation on strengthening and enforcing fair housing laws, RPA called for banning housing discri..
We tend to think of New York City as a transit-oriented city. But is it really?
A recent bill in California that RPA has been following..
In a recent presentation to City Council, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development released its Initial Findin..
By Moses Gates and Richard Oram
RPA’s February 2016 report, The Unintended Consequences of Housing Finance, presented some unfortunate..
An important new study was released today by the Citizens Housing and Planning Council, finding that we could add between 10,000 and 38,00..
Soaring rents and home prices in the last decade have thrown much of the metropolitan region into a full-blown affordability crisis. One o..
Hint: it’s not East Williamsburg.
Neighborhood names come and go in New York, and always have. The East Village was born out of the Low..
There is a trend in dense urban areas toward buildings with smaller apartments, commonly called microunits. Many cities, mostly on the Wes..
Urban planners use the term “walkable” a lot. Walkable neighborhoods are good neighborhoods. Walkability improves health. It’s good for th..
When it comes to growth in the region, we have to think more about more than just housing. With people comes all the things needed for eve..