CITY LIMITS: Opportunity Zones Show Scant Impact in the Bronx as Key Deadline Passes

This story first ran in City Limits here. Here’s an excerpt: In November 2018, Marlene Cintron, the Bronx’s head of economic development, stood up in front of a crowd of mostly developers and lawyers, as they sipped pitorro at the Port Morris Distillery. She was there to champion a federal tax break that promised to […]

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CITY LIMITS: The Disappearing 3-Bedroom: Larger Families Have Few Affordable Options in NYC

photo by Adi Talwar This story ran on July 2, 2019 in City Limits Here’s an excerpt: Christina Saldana’s 9-year-old daughter Hailey plays with a brown doll in the crawl space between the family’s sofa and the wall. She has a small pink box of toys crammed in the corner, and another next to the […]

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