Oral history interview with Paul Crotty 1992

 

Name
Crotty, Paul A. (Paul Austin), 1941- (Interviewee)
Metzger, John (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Paul Crotty 1992
Abstract
Family background, involvement in New York politics; New York City [NYC] Council campaign, 1973; initial work with Edward I. Koch [Koch]; Director, Office of Financial Services, 1983-1984: merger of Financial Services Corporation and Industrial Development Agency, various loan negotiations; Commissioner of Finance, 1984-1986; NYC income tax structure, major investigations of sales tax violations, p olicies on investments relating to South Africa; Housing Commissioner, 1986-1989: tax delinquent buildings, housing development, city property tax assessments, low-income housing, loft housing, artist housing, programs for homeless, middle-income housing, rent control and rent stabilization, problems relating to squatters, drug dealers, homesteaders; reflections on NYC Board of Estimate; Campaign Manager, Koch Reelection Campaign, 1989: campaign organization structure, strengths and weaknesses, campaign finance laws, transition to David Dinkins campaign.
Collection Name
Edward I. Koch administration oral history project
Subjects
Lawyers; Crotty, Paul A. (Paul Austin), 1941-; Koch, Ed, 1924-2013; New York (N.Y.). Mayor
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1992
Note (Biographical)
Lawyer.
Note
Interviewed by John Metzger on August 21, September 21, and October 9, 1992.
Note (Provenance)
Paul Crotty, Gift 1993
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13589762
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-sqqw-fn81
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.