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Statement on Affordable Housing Announcements in Mayor Bill De Blasio’s State of the City Address

NEW YORK – Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer issued the following statement in response to the affordable housing announcements in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s State of the City address, delivered earlier today at CUNY Baruch College in Manhattan:

“I congratulate Mayor de Blasio on his commitment to building affordable housing and the success he has had so far. His ambitious Mandatory Inclusionary Housing initiative will certainly have an impact in the select neighborhoods where it will be implemented – including East Harlem in Manhattan.

“In order for Manhattan to both maintain and build desperately-needed affordable housing, I suggest going even further and implementing the following proposals…” Read more…

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