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In Letter, B.P. Brewer and 28 Manhattan Electeds Voice Major Concerns With De Blasio Administration Zoning Plans

Last night, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and a group of 28 elected officials representing Manhattan sent a letter to City Planning Commission Chair Carl Weisbrod, outlining major concerns with the de Blasio administration’s Zoning for Quality & Affordability and Mandatory Inclusionary Housing zoning plans.

“If approved, these text amendments have the ability to drastically reshape housing, particularly affordable housing, is constructed in New York City,” the elected officials write in the letter. “While these text amendments mark an impressive amount of effort…to address Mayor de Blasio’s goal of creating or preserving 200,000 units of affordable housing in NYC, we need to ensure that they also make sense for our communities.”

View the letter to Chair Weisbrod. In the letter, the group of elected officials points to a number of major issues in the current proposals. For a breakdown of their concerns, Read more…

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