Matthew Lasner’s latest book, Affordable Housing in New York, receives laudatory comments for its humanistic history of NYC’s below-market housing.

 

“Bloom and Lasner argue that, despite many setbacks and shortcomings, New York City’s efforts are ultimately a success story: There are lessons to be learned from the complex process of building and preserving, physically and socially, publicly subsidized housing. If the book is a historical study of the city’s first century of below-market housing, its larger aim, the editors write, is that of “securing more resources for a second.””

 

Read more: A New Book Explores the Fight – Past, Present, and Future – to Realize NYC’s Public and Affordable HousingArchitect’s Newspaper

To Purchase (On Sale Until January 6): Princeton University Press