De Blasio Pitches Schools, Housing Plans To RE Execs

Law360, Los Angeles (February 19, 2014, 7:59 PM EST) -- New York Mayor Bill de Blasio held a closed-door meeting Wednesday with the Real Estate Board of New York to sell the group on plans that may increase taxes paid by wealthy developers and other members of the elite group, according to reports.

The meeting was said to have gone well, with board members teeming with praise for the mayor they once had reason to fear for his tax proposals and plans to expand New York City’s affordable housing supply, according to a report Wednesday in...
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