The Ph.D. Program in History

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October 26 Affordable Housing and Homelessness in New York City: From La Guardia to De Blasio

(a Gotham Center event)

10/ 26 6:30-8 PM
The Graduate Center, CUNY
Elebash Recital Hall
365 Fifth Ave.

Mayor DeBlasio plans to build or rehab 200,000 units of affordable housing by 2024. Our panel will assess how his initiative is faring, and compare it with previous efforts at combating the high cost of housing, and reducing homelessness, in the city.
Nicholas Dagen Bloom (NYIT), co-editor of Affordable Housing in New York and author of Public Housing that Worked
Thomas J. Main (Baruch College), author of Homelessness in New York: From Koch to De Blasio
Barika Williams, Deputy Director, Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development
Jessica Katz, Assistant Commissioner, NYC Dept. Housing, Preservation, and Development
Charles Bagli, The New York Times (moderator)

No RSVP required.
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