Video: Rezoning Brooklyn and Beyond as De Blasio Housing Plan Rolls On

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Your correspondent speaks with Pumarol and Muhammad to his left and Crespo and Williams to his right on the set of BkLive.

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Your correspondent speaks with Pumarol and Muhammad to his left and Crespo and Williams to his right on the set of BkLive.

Mayor de Blasio has his citywide zoning changes. And the city has a list of the first neighborhoods likely to see those policies applied when they are rezoned to permit greater density. What are housing experts and neighborhood advocates looking forward to, and worried about, as those rezonings take shape?

BkLive, the daily noon news program by BRIC-TV, brought Pratt Center for Community Development Senior Planner Paula Crespo, NY Communities for Change Communications and Social Media Coordinator Renata Pumarol, Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development Deputy Director Barika Williams and Brother Paul Muhammad, a member of East New York’s Coalition for Community Advancement together on Wednesday to discuss it. Watch:

  • native new yorker

    deBlasio got his MIH/ZQA but that doesn’t give the city the right to force re-zonings on neighborhoods that don’t want them.