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Vicki Been Awarded the 2021 Bringham-Kanner Property Rights Prize

Vicki Been Awarded the 2021 Bringham-Kanner Property Rights Prize

The William & Mary Law School Property Rights Project awarded Vicki L. Been the 2021 Bringham-Kanner Property Rights Prize.  

On receiving the award, Been said she was “honored and humbled to be selected to join the incredibly talented group of scholars and practitioners and justices who have received the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize.” The award is given annually to an individual that deeply understands the relationship of property and the human condition and the importance of property to fundamental rights and societal well-being. 

Been has served as New York City's Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development since 2019. In her role, she oversees the work of over 20 agencies, including the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. She served as the Commissioner of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development from 2014 to 2017. 

The video below is a recording of the event, courtesy of William & Mary Law School. 

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