NYC's Public Housing Lease Plan Suit Premature, Atty Says

Law360, New York (October 29, 2013, 2:52 PM EDT) -- A New York City Housing Authority attorney told a Manhattan state judge Tuesday that it's too soon for public housing tenants to challenge its efforts to lease land to private developers, but the tenants argued that the housing atuthority is trying to rush through the plan while Michael Bloomberg is still mayor.

The housing authority's Steven Rappaport told Judge Cynthia Kern during a hearing that although the nation's largest public housing agency has said it's considering leasing land it owns in Manhattan to private developers to...
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