Greg David

The city added 25,000 jobs in April, with a boost from resurgent tourism — but growth remains at half the national rate, while unemployment remains nearly double.
Permits are surging during the final days of the 421-a program, which relieves landlords of $1.8 billion a year they say they need to build new housing. Reformers urge a new approach.
A market meltdown will have an outsized impact on the state budget, and job losses in the city’s vital tech sector loom.
A compromise touted by Mayor Eric Adams leaves nobody happy, with landlords warning about higher costs and tenant advocates pointing to a spike in evictions and homelessness.
From union pay raises to borrowing costs to pension funds, the rising cost of doing business could upend the mayor’s nearly $100-billion spending plan.
Bolstered by higher than expected revenues, the mayor’s city spending plan adds money for a gun crime unit, correction officers, affordable housing, child care and more, while watchdogs urge more savings.
The lifeblood of New York’s economy, small entrepreneurs say they need more assistance and less bureaucratic red tape.
NYC unemployment dropped to 6.5% as the service industry continued to add jobs.
The new figures are a guide for the nine-member Rent Guidelines Board before they make a preliminary recommendation in May, then a final vote on rent guidelines in June.