Weekly News Roundup – March 11, 2024

Roosevelt Island Revolt: Residents Call for Governance Changes Amid Corporation Chaos - The City

Rent Gobbles Up NYer's Paychecks More Than Nearly All U.S. Cities - Patch

New York real estate lobby pushes to roll back 2019 rent changes with new data - Politico

City program to incentivize upgrades to rent stabilized apartments has just one applicant - City and State

NYC data shows deep disparities in affordable housing creation - Gothamist

NYC lawmakers to unveil bills that keep displaced tenants close to home, speed repairs - Gothamist

Deepening Housing Crisis Emerges Amid Luxury Resurgence in Manhattan - Our Town

To Fix a Housing Crisis, New York Leaders Seek to Revive a 1950s Idea - NY Times

Amen to New Housing? Faith-Based Development Bill Looks to Secure Legislative Blessing - City Limits

Nearly 500-Foot-Tall Luxury Tower Planned For Upper East Side Corner - Patch

Permits Filed For 1448 Third Avenue On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

UES Corner Creeps Closer To Full Demolition, Records Show - Patch

Manhattan’s 2nd Avenue would get 24/7 bus lane, wider bike lane under proposed redesign - Gothamist

Adams administration asks Albany for more red-light cameras - Gothamist

Still $600M in potential savings from Second Ave Subway designs, even after MTA trims: Post analysis - NY Post

Why Bicycle Deaths in New York City Are at a 23-Year High - NY Times

Ten Community Boards Back Parking Ban at Corners for Safety - Streetsblog

How Bad Is Crime in the Subways? - NY Times

National Guard won’t carry long guns during bag checks in NYC subways, Hochul says - Gothamist

More free rides? State lawmakers look to triple size of NYC fare-free bus pilot, increase frequency ahead of congestion pricing - AM NY

NYC Traffic in Future Congestion Tolling District Jumps 6%, Report Shows - Bloomberg

Chief of MTA’s biggest union promises ‘massive confrontation’ over $15 NYC congestion toll: ‘Not going to take this’ - NY Post

NY Legislature seems poised to push back on Hochul’s school funding proposal - City and State

Cuts to New York’s pre-K spell political trouble for Eric Adams - Politico

Chicken dumplings are back: Officials to disclose food funding for NYC schools after cuts - Gothamist

Almost half of migrant families who got 60-day eviction notices moved out of NYC shelters - Chalkbeat

City Hall officials say NYC has trimmed migrant-related costs by $1.7B - Gothamist

Over 37,000 migrants applied for asylum and work authorization through city help centers - City and State

Renewed Scrutiny for City’s Deadline Policy as Number of Immigrants in Shelter Declines - City Limits

Offered tickets to depart NYC when forced to leave shelters, only 2% of adult migrants accept - Gothamist

Offshore wind costs double for consumers as New York keeps early projects on track - Politico

‘Department of Enabling Polluters’: Clean Air Activists Slam Weakening of Idling Rule - Streetsblog

NYC Council leadership calls for Mayor Adams’ budget cuts to be reversed - Gothamist

NYC Council eyes ban on agreements restricting workplace discrimination claims - Gothamist

Is New York City Back? Not for Everyone. - NY Times

NYC landlords facing $10K fines move to evict 75 illegal weed stores: ‘Finally opened their eyes’ - NY Post

Getting food delivered in New York is simple. For the workers who do it, getting paid is not - AP  

The iconic Central Park Boathouse restaurant just reopened! - Time Out

Wee the People: These Bills Aim to Fix New York’s Toilet Access Problem - Our Town

‘White Whale’: Sanitation Launches Call for European-style Curbside Bins - Streetsblog

City may redesign controversial 5G towers after backlash, Adams official says - Crain’s