Government briefs: Developers snub affordable housing in Queens, city holds off on Chinatown zoning plan … and more

By Adam Warner | November 11, 2015 03:50PM

From the November issue: Community groups in Chinatown have had no luck getting City Hall to accept a rezoning proposal that calls for a special district aimed at maintaining the neighborhood’s affordability. The plan would employ multiple strategies, including limiting density in some areas and encouraging affordable housing development in others, City Limits reported. City Planning said the special district “is not feasible at this time.”  [more]