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Op-Ed: NYC’s Toughest Challenge is Affordable Housing

February 10, 2020


Empire Report
Kathryn Wylde


Katy Feinberg, Rubenstein

The toughest challenge facing New York City today is how to meet the escalating demand for affordable housing, with needs ranging from the desperation of the homeless to the frustration of the middle class.

City government is spending more than ever on housing and shelters, but the crisis continues to grow. Politicians and advocates regularly toss up proposed solutions — like spaghetti against the wall — but not much is sticking.