Land Banks and Affordable Housing

Land Banks and Affordable Housing

It’s been said about New York City that real estate is its number one cash crop. As a native New Yorker I can attest to that. Affordable Housing is on the low end of the scale as market rate housing continues more and more to be the norm. Brad Lander as a...
My Personal History with the Henry George School

My Personal History with the Henry George School

I began as a student at the Henry George School in late 2006, a bit after I got laid off from a 22-year job at New York University, and when I needed a new direction in life.  I found this in the teaching of Henry George.  The school was a very different...
February 2024 Legislative Update as LVT Gains Traction

February 2024 Legislative Update as LVT Gains Traction

During the short legislative session, we are preparing for the next full session in 2025 to advance our package of bills. Here’s a recap of our recent and current efforts:Governor’s Housing Production Advisory Council (HPAC): The Council’s recommendations for...