Oral history interview with Paul Crotty 1992

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, policies 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
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-sqqw-fn81