A Conversation with NYC Council Member Greenfield


EisnerAmper tax partner Bill Timlen discusses land use planning, affordable housing and infrastructure in New York City with NYC Council Member David Greenfield. Their discussion addresses the comprises needed to get real estate deals done in New York City, including One Vanderbilt’s agreement to invest $223 million in transit public infrastructure in exchange for the rights to expand their property. Their discussion led to the new Mandatory Inclusionary Housing program, the 421a program, and tax incentives to create more affordable housing in New York City. Their discussion on infrastructure addressed the long travel time on both New Jersey Transit and the MTA, and the need to invest more in infrastructure in general. 


Bill Timlen: Hello and welcome to EisnerAmper’s podcast series, where we try to dig a little deeper on issues facing business professionals and their clients. I’m Bill Timlen, an EisnerAmper tax partner and a member of the firm’s Real Estate Services Group, and I’m pleased to be your host today.

William Timlen is a Partner in the Private Business Services Group with more than 20 years of professional experience. Bill specializes in the tax aspects of partnerships and passive loss regulations.

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