Out of the 1,345 affordable homes that the city vowed to develop on municipal land in North Brooklyn following the 2005 rezoning, only 19 have been finished, DNAinfo reported. The reason, city officials told the publication, is that the city ran into unexpected roadblocks. But local residents are calling foul.
“Some sites have presented unique challenges that we are committed to working through with the community and local leaders,” a Department of Housing Preservation and Development spokesperson told DNAinfo. [more]