Guest Opinion | Fiscal Year 2025 Executive Budget: Getting Stuff Done for Working-Class New Yorkers

Guest Opinion | Fiscal Year 2025 Executive Budget: Getting Stuff Done for Working-Class New Yorkers

BY NYC MAYOR ERIC ADAMS | For over two years, cities across the country have struggled to respond to the aftereffects of the COVID-19 pandemic. In New York City, slowing tax revenue growth combined with low office occupancy rates, and the expiration of temporary federal stimulus dollars have put a strain on our city’s budget. […]

Guest Opinion: Scoring a Goal for Affordable Housing

Guest Opinion: Scoring a Goal for Affordable Housing

BY NYC MAYOR ERIC ADAMS | In November 2022, our administration announced a historic once-in-a-generation transformation of the Willets Points neighborhood in Queens. This neighborhood, which was once called the “Valley of Ashes” and known for its junkyards, is now being transformed into a vibrant neighborhood with 2,500 new all-affordable homes — the largest all-affordable […]

Guest Opinion: Yes to Housing in God’s Backyard

Guest Opinion: Yes to Housing in God’s Backyard

BY NYC MAYOR ERIC ADAMS | When we came into office, we had a clear mission: protect public safety, rebuild our economy as quickly as possible, and make our city more livable for everyday New Yorkers. The key to livability is affordable housing. It is the bedrock on which New Yorkers can build a family, […]

Guest Opinion: Building a City of Opportunity

Guest Opinion: Building a City of Opportunity

BY NYC MAYOR ERIC ADAMS | As I often say, we live in a city of 8.3 million people—and 35 million opinions. But one thing all New Yorkers can agree on is that people come to our city to make it.  They come here to work, build lives, and fulfill the American Dream. And the […]