Open New York is an organization advocating to make it easier to build and manage housing in New York City — and now it’s broadening its agenda to also support advances in tenants’ rights. Will that be enough to change state laws and neighborhood politics to get more housing built — and will building more housing really bring down rents for the masses? For the latest installment in her series asking the big question, What Is New York For?, THE CITY Deputy Editor Alyssa Katz talks with Open New York Director Annemarie Gray about her group’s game-changing ambitions.

Subscribe to FAQ NYC on AppleSpotify, or pretty much everywhere podcasts are found.