The Real Deal New York

Government briefs: Boroughs reject de Blasio’s zoning plan, federal transportation bill a boon for NYC … & more

Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio

From the January issue: Community boards across all five NYC boroughs largely rejected Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature proposal for affordable housing last month. The boards voted down the Mandatory Inclusionary Housing plan, which would require developers to set aside 25 percent of the floor area in a new residential development for affordable housing, and the Zoning for Quality Affordability proposal, which would allow taller building heights. [more]