Shaun Donovan

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    Should We Be Following Hurricane Sandy Relief Money Online?

    Two weeks ago, the federal government gave New York City's Hurricane Sandy recovery plan the green light. With some $1.77 billion of federal funds, the city would spend more than a third on housing, invest in small businesses in areas destroyed by the storm, and rebuild infrastructure. One teensy fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    What The Fiscal Cliff Means For New York, Pt. 2

    Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid admitted his cynicism towards a fiscal cliff compromise, blaming the House Republicans' "dictatorship." The New York Post's cover featured a diver jumping off a cliff, with the catchy headline 'This Fall Is Really Going To Hurt.' We later found out t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Adolfo Carrion Comes Back to NYC, but Maybe Not the Way He Wanted To

    ​Former Bronx borough president Adolfo Carrion, who left city politics to become the first director of the White House Office of Urban Affairs, is coming home via another federal gig. Carrion will be leaving his current job to become the regional director of New York and New Jersey for HUD. W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    Carrion Finally Appointed to Federal Office

    Adolfo Carrion is finally getting his much-anticipated ticket out of the Bronx. Several sources say the Bronx Borough President will be appointed head of the new White House Office of Urban Policy. What a relief that must be: last week Carrion unwisely blabbed to kids at Yale that he was being consi ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    June 27, 2006

    The 10 Worst Landlords

    Scraped from the bottom of the barrel, tales of living hell

  • NYC Life

    June 27, 2006

    Olufemi Falade

    'When it rains, it rains inside the building.'