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Prof. Matthew Lasner featured in The Guardian’s The Rent Is Too Damn High series on housing

Prof. Matthew G. Lasner is featured in "All Kinds of Discrimination: Inside the Secretive World of New York Housing Co-ops" (February 8), an article about discrimination in market-rate co-ops in New York City, and the challenges of enforcing fair-housing laws, in The Guardian’s The Rent Is Too Damn High series about housing.

By |2022-02-11T21:37:20-05:00February 11th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Prof. Matthew Lasner featured in The Guardian’s The Rent Is Too Damn High series on housing

Recording of book talk with UPP Professor Lily Pollans

The Graduate Urban Policy and Planning Association (GUPPA) and the Department of Urban Policy and Planning (UPP) hosted a book talk with UPP Professor Lily Pollans last Friday discussing her new book, "Resisting Garbage: The Politics of Waste Management in American Cities." The department hosted the event in person on campus and virtually on Zoom. [...]

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Launch Day for Fall 2021 Urban Review

The most recent issue of Urban Review is now online. The theme for this issue was “Pathways Forward,” exploring strategies in planning and policy to address crises facing urban spaces. Take a look at the issue here.  

By |2022-02-04T11:09:11-05:00February 4th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Launch Day for Fall 2021 Urban Review

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti on the challenges for NYC’s new mayor, Eric Adams

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti was quoted in a January 23 Gothamist article on "Why Eric Adams Faces a Far More Difficult Test than Previous Mayors in the War on Crime." Professor Viteritti was also interviewed on WNYC's "All Things Considered," (January 27) for a spot on a different aspect of the same Gothamist story regarding Mayor Adams and [...]

By |2022-04-06T13:14:46-04:00January 30th, 2022|News|Comments Off on UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti on the challenges for NYC’s new mayor, Eric Adams

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti reflected on Mayor Bill de Blasio and discussed incoming Mayor Eric Adams

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti appeared on NY1  to discuss the upcoming inauguration of Mayor Eric Adams (December 21) and was quoted in a Gothamist article (December 18) on the upcoming inauguration. Professor Viteritti also published a short piece in an "Ask the Experts" exchange for City & State Magazine about how Mayor Bill de Blasio will be [...]

By |2022-02-11T21:23:09-05:00December 22nd, 2021|News|Comments Off on UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti reflected on Mayor Bill de Blasio and discussed incoming Mayor Eric Adams

UPP faculty and alum discuss Mayor de Blasio in Gothamist

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti, MUP Director Nicholas Bloom, and MUP Alum Sam Stein were all quoted in a comprehensive Gothamist (December 8) article "Grading de Blasio" that covered education, housing and transportation issues.

By |2022-02-11T21:26:11-05:00December 8th, 2021|News|Comments Off on UPP faculty and alum discuss Mayor de Blasio in Gothamist

MUP Alumna Felicia Park-Rogers (2019) Quoted in New York Times Article “What the Infrastructure Bill Means for the New York Region”

MUP alumna Felicia Park-Rogers (2019) was quoted in The New York Times article,  "What the Infrastructure Bill Means for the New York Region," November 15, 2021.

By |2021-12-06T22:39:27-05:00December 1st, 2021|News|Comments Off on MUP Alumna Felicia Park-Rogers (2019) Quoted in New York Times Article “What the Infrastructure Bill Means for the New York Region”

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti’s Book On Mayor Bill de Blasio Quoted In Gothamist Article “Did De Blasio Make A Dent In The ‘Tale of Two Cities’? A New Analysis Of NYC Income Inequality Makes A Case”

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti's book on Mayor Bill de Blasio was quoted in the Gothamist article "Did De Blasio Make A Dent In The ‘Tale of Two Cities’? A New Analysis Of NYC Income Inequality Makes A Case," November 30.

By |2021-12-06T22:41:53-05:00November 30th, 2021|News|Comments Off on UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti’s Book On Mayor Bill de Blasio Quoted In Gothamist Article “Did De Blasio Make A Dent In The ‘Tale of Two Cities’? A New Analysis Of NYC Income Inequality Makes A Case”