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Cuomo plays politics with rental law changes
News 1 month ago
Cuomo plays politics with rental law changes

Gov. Cuomo’s move to shore up the rent laws is terrible news for city housing. Cuomo is calling for the end of vacancy decontrol — i.e., laws that...

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A welcome bit of hope for public housing tenants
News 1 month ago
A welcome bit of hope for public housing tenants

Kudos to soon-to-be-ex-Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen for offering real hope for the city Housing Authority. This past frigid weekend saw 10,000-plus...

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How zoning can be a subtle kind of bigotry
News 3 months ago
How zoning can be a subtle kind of bigotry

The federal government recently announced a 37 percent surge in anti-Semitic hate crimes in the United States. The most horrific incident, of...

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Here’s what you can safely talk about at this year’s office holiday party
News 3 months ago
Here’s what you can safely talk about at this year’s office holiday party

The Post — like plenty of other companies — is having its holiday party in a couple of weeks. No, you aren’t invited. But since I am going, I...

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Paris revolts are a victory for those the French elites forget
News 3 months ago
Paris revolts are a victory for those the French elites forget

French President Emmanuel Macron’s humiliating retreat this week on his signature fuel-tax hikes should be a warning to all anti-climate-change...

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NYC has a mayor who doesn’t even show up for work
News 3 months ago
NYC has a mayor who doesn’t even show up for work

If this keeps up, Mayor Bill de Blasio won’t even be able to get into City Hall without having to show some ID. As The New York Times reported Wed...

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The UK deserves a stronger Brexit deal
News 3 months ago
The UK deserves a stronger Brexit deal

On Tuesday, British lawmakers voted, for the first time in history, to hold the government in contempt of Parliament. The move came after ministers...

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NYC should leave the Strand alone
News 3 months ago
NYC should leave the Strand alone

It wouldn’t be the first time the city Landmarks Preservation Commission designated a building for “protection” over the objections of its owners,...

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The ‘improved’ MTA is still a complete mess
News 3 months ago
The ‘improved’ MTA is still a complete mess

The past two weeks were a nightmare underground. On Monday, signal and switch problems, plus a trespasser, meant rush-hour delays for passengers...

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NYC should leave the Strand alone
News 3 months ago
NYC should leave the Strand alone

It wouldn’t be the first time the city Landmarks Preservation Commission designated a building for “protection” over the objections of its owners,...

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We’re all paying for NYC’s huge frivolous lawsuit industry
News 3 months ago
We’re all paying for NYC’s huge frivolous lawsuit industry

As The Post reported Tuesday, New York City has the dubious distinction of ranking as America’s third-worst “judicial hellhole” — and Nos. 1 and 2...

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Bungled firing makes Team de Blasio look completely inept
News 3 months ago
Bungled firing makes Team de Blasio look completely inept

Watching his hapless players stumble all over the field in the New York Mets’ horrific first season, manager Casey Stengel cried out in...

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The gracious toughness of my old boss, George H.W. Bush
News 3 months ago
The gracious toughness of my old boss, George H.W. Bush

Graciousness and toughness. Contradictory attributes though these may seem, in George Herbert Walker Bush they existed in equal, remarkably...

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Texas GOP says no to racist paranoia about Muslims
News 3 months ago
Texas GOP says no to racist paranoia about Muslims

Kudos to the Texas state Republican Party for gently telling one of its county committees to put religious liberty ahead of paranoia about Muslims....

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Airbnb’s act of corporate anti-Semitism
News 3 months ago
Airbnb’s act of corporate anti-Semitism

Airbnb says: No Jews allowed. The apartment-sharing service has sided against Israel by banning and delisting the apartments of peaceful Jewish...

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The mayor prepares to admit reality on NYCHA
News 4 months ago
The mayor prepares to admit reality on NYCHA

By all accounts, Team de Blasio is looking at drastic medicine to turn the New York City Housing Authority around. Better late than never. Part of...

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Don’t let Amazon build an uninviting HQ in Queens
News 4 months ago
Don’t let Amazon build an uninviting HQ in Queens

Jeff Bezos must be planning to build his Amazon complex in Long Island City out of Lego bricks. How else to explain his $3.6 billion estimate to...

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Blame unions for New York’s pricey giveaway to Amazon
News 4 months ago
Blame unions for New York’s pricey giveaway to Amazon

Gov. Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio have crafted a massive taxpayer subsidy to entice Amazon into creating 25,000 to 40,000 high-paying jobs in New York...

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Amazon’s new NYC jobs can’t replace all the ones lost to the online-retail revolution
News 4 months ago
Amazon’s new NYC jobs can’t replace all the ones lost to the online-retail revolution

Let’s root for Amazon to set up a 25,000-worker “campus” in Long Island City. The prospective deal — which can’t be taken for granted until it’s...

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The feds give NYCHA yet another warning
News 4 months ago
The feds give NYCHA yet another warning

US Attorney Geoffrey Berman put the New York City Housing Authority on notice Monday, warning that “there is no more important case in my office...

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If NYCHA can’t provide heat, it’s time to replace the whole agency
News 4 months ago
If NYCHA can’t provide heat, it’s time to replace the whole agency

Winter hasn’t yet arrived and the city’s public-housing agency is already struggling to provide heat and hot water to its tenants. If this keeps up...

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The lesson of Sears’ fall: Even giants don’t last
News 5 months ago
The lesson of Sears’ fall: Even giants don’t last

After Bloomberg News reported that Sears was preparing to file for bankruptcy, I decided to visit a Sears store. There’s still one left in Flatbush...

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NYC’s property taxes are going to remain a total mess
News 5 months ago
NYC’s property taxes are going to remain a total mess

Everyone knows New York City taxes are high, but that’s not the only problem: They’re also complicated, confusing and unfair — especially property...

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Rent ‘reform’ is a calamity in the making
News 5 months ago
Rent ‘reform’ is a calamity in the making

A catastrophe for the Big Apple’s economy is looming at the City Council. At a time when more storefronts stand vacant than at any time in history,...

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NYCHA judge is right to look for more radical solutions
News 5 months ago
NYCHA judge is right to look for more radical solutions

Federal Judge William Pauley III is openly skeptical about whether a federal monitor is remotely enough to fix the New York City Housing Authority,...

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What Marc Molinaro understands about NY taxes
News 5 months ago
What Marc Molinaro understands about NY taxes

Republican Marc Molinaro gets it: High taxes are killing New York. He’s vowing to trim them — by 28 percent, on property taxes alone — if elected...

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The labor war at Hudson Yards
News 5 months ago
The labor war at Hudson Yards

Anyone stumbling across last month’s union protest at the National Football League’s Park Avenue offices might have thought that the target was the...

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Scott Stringer just proved himself sloppy and sneaky
News 5 months ago
Scott Stringer just proved himself sloppy and sneaky

City Comptroller Scott Stringer had to confess to a huge error on Wednesday: His recent report on the loss of low-rent apartments was off by nearly...

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Why you can expect even more bad news on NYCHA
News 6 months ago
Why you can expect even more bad news on NYCHA

Why you can expect even more bad news on NYCHA By Post Editorial Board View author archive Get author RSS feed Name(required) Email(required)...

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New York City is still failing on lead paint in public housing
News 6 months ago
New York City is still failing on lead paint in public housing

New York City is still failing on lead paint in public housing By Post Editorial Board View author archive Get author RSS feed Name(required) Email...

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