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05.12.13

For your weekend reading, Research Director Jesse M. Keenan (RED '11) and CURE Director Vishaan Chakrabarti have just released a new research report01, "NYC 2040: Housing the Next One Million New Yorkers", finding that despite slower than expected population growth in New York City, the region has not developed a zoning capacity or market mechanisms adequte to house the additional population, exacerbating the existing affordable housing crisis and potentially jeopardizing the city's long term urban competitiveness. The report also indicates that, despite the undeniable impact of climate change, New York City should pursue resilient, high-density development along its waterfront. Read on here02