Certainly New York could use some rebuilding, but will ordinary New Yorkers really stand to benefit from a Trump infrastructure plan? See a list of the improvements one group of city residents wants to see.
From homeownership to public housing, tax credits to local hiring, there are more questions than answers so far about what the Trump presidency will mean to housing policies that affect New York.
President Obama’s Sustainable Communities Initiative never generated the heat that Obamacare or the Paris climate accords did. But they’ve had a real impact and passionate enemies, and now experts wonder if the Donald Trump will change course.
Reversing a long-standing policy that had been criticized for splitting up or uprooting families, the public housing authority is permitting some people to return to NYCHA housing after their sentences. So far, results have been very positive.