Weekly News Roundup – October 30, 2023

UES 94th Street Rezone Gets Mixed Review At Community Presentation - Patch

Most New York Airbnb Applications Don’t Meet City Requirements - Bloomberg

Adams Gets $1 Billion Hike to NYC Housing Agency Debt Cap - Bloomberg

New York on track for its worst year of housing production since 2012 - The Real Deal

New laws aim to help build, maintain affordable housing in NYC - AM NY

NYC homeowner costs rise nearly three times the inflation rate - NY Post

SROs, a housing staple from the last century, poised for comeback - Crain’s

NY Quietly Finalizes Housing Regulations Cheered By ‘Frankensteining’ Critics - City Limits

Weill Cornell Medicine Unveils Plans For $260M Student Residence Hall On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

Hospital For Special Surgery’s Expansion Begins To Take Shape On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

Construction Begins On Iron Horse Labs At 309 East 94th Street On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

Stephen And Christine Schwarzman Animal Medical Center’s Expansion Progresses On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

The Wellington’s Renovation And Expansion Progresses At 1290 Madison Avenue On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

Law Barring Unsafe Batteries Has Unintended Consequence: Safe Ones are Now Too Expensive for Workers - Streetsblog

Analysis: Congestion Pricing Fee May Be Too Low for Taxi and Uber Riders - Streetsblog

A ‘Dangerous’ Sunset: What’s Next for Reining In Reckless Drivers? - Streetsblog

Feds set to award $3.4 billion infrastructure grant for Second Avenue Subway extension - AM NY

Congestion Pricing Delays Threaten Subway Projects, M.T.A. Chair Says - NY Times

MTA’s gleaming new subway cars taken out of service for faulty gearboxes, flat wheels - Gothamist

Congestion pricing panel wrestles with how much to charge taxis and trucks - Gothamist

Adams admin questioned on “perplexing” migrant costs - City and State

Baffled Migrants Sent from Shelter to Shelter With No Rest as City Pushes Them To Leave - The City

NYPD releases new data on religious hate crimes. There's nothing to cheer.- Gothamist

92NY Halts Literary Series After Pulling Author Critical of Israel - NY Times

More than 90,000 NYC students haven’t spent recent pandemic food benefits, data shows - Chalkbeat

NYC revises mandated reporter training to reduce unnecessary child welfare investigations - Chalkbeat

Hundreds attend NYC buildings hearing about softened enforcement for major climate law - Gothamist

New York is ignoring the AI revolution, at its peril - City and State

Vets At The Met: Officials Organize Museum Day For Veterans Only - Patch

Judge throws out Assembly member’s lawsuit against Manhattan Democratic Party - City and State

A new NYC commission is charged with making sure Rikers is closed by 2027 - Gothamist

New York Has Regained Its Lost Jobs. Why Doesn’t It Feel That Way? - NY Times

MTA plans to turn vacant NYC subway stores into art spaces - NY Daily News

Mayor Adams to expand remote work option to thousands more employees - Gothamist

There are now more seniors and fewer kids in NYC, says state comptroller - Gothamist

11 Years After Hurricane Sandy, Plan to Build Storm Barriers Around NYC Faces Pushback - City Limits

State Cannabis Agency Pauses Trials for Unlicensed Shops - The City

Powers: NYC Retirees Should Keep Healthcare They Were Promised - Our Town

Report highlights work of women-majority NYC Council - City and State

A new tactic killed ‘nearly 100%’ of rats on an Upper East Side street - Gothamist

Mayor Adams taps two officials to lead NYC's racial justice efforts - Gothamist