Mayor Eric Adams plan to address the affordability crisis in New York calls for a little more housing in every neighborhood. And hell need support from every neighborhood to see it through.
The long road to get to the “City of Yes” officially begins Tuesday with the administration releasing more specifics on its zoning proposals, which will soon begin an environmental and public review period that will stretch into next spring.
To Howard Slatkin, executive director of the Citizens’ Housing & Planning Council, its a “very anti-gentrification premise” in that gentrification gets super-heated when “all the supply is choked off.” In that scenario, you get a lot of pressure in a small handful of neighborhoods, like Crown Heights, where there are opportunities to build and “the pressure in the system is going to burst through that little gap.”
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