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Project 9×18 seeks to reform NYC surface parking

Project 9×18 seeks to reform NYC surface parking

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

New York City’s zoning laws make a certain minimum number of parking spaces compulsory, and these laws are not only outdated, but also a deterrent to affordable housing. Already-expensive real estate only gets pricier when the cost of a parking lot gets passed on to residents, which in turn raises housing costs, putting them further […]

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New affordable housing plan may tackle NYC parking mandates

New affordable housing plan may tackle NYC parking mandates

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

An argument that public officials and housing advocates in New York City have long made—that parking mandates contribute to the high costs of new housing there—may soon be validated by Mayor Bill de Blasio’s new affordable housing plan. Due May 1, the plan will be produced by the mayor’s housing team, which includes Vicki Been, […]

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NYCHA parking problems hurt disabled residents

NYCHA parking problems hurt disabled residents

| September 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

A news story from NY1 provides an interesting look into problems with handicapped parking permits arising from the New York City Housing Authority’s – or NYCHA’s – recent partnership with Greystone Parking Services. As of April 2013, NYCHA has entrusted Greystone with the duty to “oversee the permit issuance process and the enforcement of parking rules and regulations […]

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NYCHA partner mismanages parking enforcement

NYCHA partner mismanages parking enforcement

| September 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

A number of New York housing project residents are outraged at the city’s lack of enforcement in the parking lots of these residential buildings, according to a recent Daily News article. Residents report that the New York City Housing Authority’s (NYCHA) recent partnership with Greystone Parking Services is largely to blame. As of April 2013, […]

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