Affordable Housing Needs Differ Around NYC, Leaders Say

Law360, New York (March 6, 2014, 1:14 PM EST) -- New York City's five borough presidents said Thursday that while they support Mayor Bill de Blasio's ambitious plan to increase the number of affordable housing units in the city, each borough has unique development needs and implementation will have to be nuanced.

While parts of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens are in dire need of more affordable housing units, Staten Island has long been wary of over overdevelopment and in the Bronx the greatest need is to keep its skilled workforce from moving out of the borough,...
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