De Blasio’s Housing Push Spurs Anxiety Among Those It’s Meant to Help

De Blasio’s Housing Push Spurs Anxiety Among Those It’s Meant to Help

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“The plan, which calls for 80,000 new apartments, mostly for households with annual income of less than $69,000, requires an extraordinary amount of diplomacy, even with the mayor’s allies. Neighborhood groups and their City Council representatives, who must sign off on any rezoning, are anxious about taller buildings, more people and gentrification. Labor unions want assurances that they will have a bigger role in construction, even though it drives up costs.”

New York Times


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