Domino Project's Affordable Housing Claims Empty, Atty Says

Law360, New York (October 25, 2012, 5:47 PM EDT) -- An attorney for a Brooklyn community coalition told a New York state appeals court Thursday that New York City never should have approved a multibillion-dollar residential redevelopment of the former Domino Sugar refinery because affordable housing guarantees were toothless.

Jeffrey S. Baker of Young Sommer Ward Ritzenberg Baker & Moore LLC, who represents challengers to the city's approval of the project, told a five-judge panel that supposed assurances that 20 percent of the units in the project — a massive mixed-use redevelopment plan for the 11-acre...
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