CHPC testified before the New York City Council Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises on September 9, 2019, regarding a rezoning to allow for larger single-family homes in parts of Kew Gardens Hills, Queens.

CHPC commended the Kew Gardens Hills community for seeking land use changes that would allow the local housing stock to better meet the needs of the area’s growing families, yet stressed the rezoning’s significance in the context of a severe housing shortage, when many other cities across the U.S. are banning single-family zoning entirely to mitigate affordability crises.

Read the full testimony below.

Sheena Kang, September 9, 2019
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