Playing catch-up here:
ADUs ("Granny Flats") in the New York Times
Also in the Times, The Crown Heights TENANT UNION
From Urban Omnibus, an excellent primer on COMMUNITY LAND TRUSTS
From Gothamist, a thoughtful piece on the Urstadt law
From the New Yorker, a thoughtful reflection on Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action
Surely, you have heard of Tennessee's BUS RAPID TRANSIT BAN by now
Here is the Washington Post on "What happens when the government tries to help poor people move to better neighborhoods?"
Why Is NYC Destroying A Thriving Immigrant Economy To Bail Out The Mets' Owners? That's a great question, Gothamist!