Weekly News Roundup – October 2, 2023

October 2nd, 2023

Mayor Adams pitches dorm-style apartments, hallway bathrooms in NYC housing plan - Gothamist

City’s rent-stabilized tenants owe more than $1B, landlord group estimates - Crain’s

City Hall backs bill to require five-year affordable housing plans - City and State

NYC only has 405 legal Airbnb and other short-term rentals available after crackdown - Gothamist

The 7 Ideas in Mayor Adams’ Housing Plan, and How It Gets Built - The City

Squeezed by rising insurance costs, a group of NYC landlords have a plan to take control - Gothamist

It’s back to the office as key NYC subway stations reveal big ridership gains - NY Post

MTA puts limits on ‘life-changing’ taxi service for disabled riders - Gothamist

MTA risks repeat of 'summer of hell' without comprehensive investment plan - Crain’s

NYC is considering installing air conditioning on subway platforms - Time Out

Subway system still recovering from flooding, but MTA says it 'could have been worse' - Gothamist

Major companies lobby on congestion pricing ahead of meeting on toll costs - Gothamist

Analysis: Everyone Agrees — Less Parking Means More Housing - Streetsblog

Police Brass Gets Booed During E-Vehicle Safety Alliance Meeting for Applauding Deliveristas - Streetsblog

NYC shelters set to dump thousands of migrants to discourage new arrivals - Politico

Amid Chaos of Migrant Surge, NYC Lagged in Providing Essential Legal Help - Bloomberg

Asylum seekers may struggle to join city’s workforce, report finds - Crain’s

Where the Migrants Who Came to New York Are Living Now - NY Times

NYC to migrants: ‘You are better off going to a more affordable city’ - City and State

Migrant crisis: Hochul deploys 150 more National Guard troops to help NYC asylum seekers apply for work permits - AM NY

City Hall offers conflicting counts on Venezuelan migrants eligible for work - Gothamist

NYC Has Quietly Placed Immigrant Families with Children in Hotels Under 28-Day Stays - City Limits

Adams Admin Not Backing Down From Fight to Limit Shelter Rights - City Limits

More NYC teachers are frequently out sick following COVID-19 pandemic - Chalkbeat

New York Schools Weathered a Crisis. Now They Face a Fiscal Cliff. - NY Times

NYC health department publishes first guidelines for supervised injection sites - City and State

Overdose crisis reaches historic levels in New York City - ABC News

Mental health services are coming to NYC’s family shelters, but staffing concerns loom - Gothamist

Steamed Supers Say Their Work Lives Are Casualties of City’s ‘War on Rats’ - The City

More New Yorkers must compost food scraps starting next week - Crain’s

Green For The Greens: Central Park Getting Federal Cash To Grow Trees - Patch

All torn up: City Council seeks two-week limit to complete NYC street repaving projects - AM NY

California and New York Risk Budget Cuts When Pandemic Aid Ends, Report Says - Bloomberg

NYC Council plans to fight loud streets with 'noise cameras' - Gothamist

Carmel Partners lands $153M loan for Upper East Side multifamily project - Crain’s

City encourages builders to go with an old and familiar material: Wood - Crain’s

These energy credits could help buildings buy their way to Local Law 97 compliance - Crain’s

New initiative would drive out NYC’s carbon-emitting car fleet by 2038 - NY Daily News

Adams Campaign Repeatedly Ignored Regulators’ Demands to Identify Supporters Behind $300,000 in Contributions - The City

Labor Gains: Judge Tosses App Giants’ Suit to Stop Deliverista Minimum Wage - Streetsblog

Mark Levine talks COVID vaccines, affordable housing and tearing down FDR Drive - City and State

Smoking-related cancers are declining in NYC, but vaping and e-cigs raise concerns - Gothamist

Vulnerable New Yorkers Suffer as Some Services Decline Under Mayor Adams - NY Times

New York Is Rebounding for the Rich. Nearly Everyone Else Is Struggling. - NY Times

City Officials Grilled on Staffing Needs Amid Public Benefit Processing ‘Crisis’ - City Limits

City Caught Flat-Footed on Flood as Deluge Dredges Up Past Lessons - The City

Will NYC’s nonprofit procurement process ever be functional? - City and State