City Hall officials said Tuesday that efforts to house asylum seekers would be slowed by Comptroller Brad Lander’s decision to restrict Mayor Eric Adams’ ability to ink emergency contracts. Lander announced Monday in a letter sent to city agencies that his office would now need to pre-approve emergency procurement requests under many circumstances, changing what […]
COVID spurred many tenants to vacate city apartments, but changing rent laws and rising interest rates are among factors now encouraging people to stay put — with few new apartments available.
The idea of giving people a place to escape from air pollution has been tried on the West Coast, and is being considered here after the sky turned orange in June.
Comptroller Brad Lander is scrutinizing the climate impacts of private equity investments — a topic his counterpart in Albany has yet to address.
A handful of private buildings are responsible for a vastly outsized share of heat complaints, according to a new report from the city comptroller’s office.
Packed hotels and budding new businesses can’t hide looming weaknesses like a sagging tech sector and Wall Street’s woes.
Nearing the 10th anniversary of deadly Superstorm Sandy, the city comptroller examines how much federal money various agencies have spent on rebuilding and resilience.
A new review by Comptroller Brad Lander shows that buildings have become much less secure since 2018.
Flooded out of their homes, people who can’t find new housing — even while being helped by city agencies — illustrate the urgency of the affordable housing crisis.
Elected officials vow there’s hope on the horizon, but many of the soaked suffering are too exhausted to pursue complicated efforts to get compensation.