Councilmember Francisco Moya, the new chair of the Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises, says his land use priorities are rooted in his Queens upbringing.
‘No matter how many luxury towers are built in Mott Haven they will always be outnumbered by the low-income and supportive housing that is already in the area.’
As it ponders declaring a state of emergency at the city’s Housing Authority, the Cuomo administration is pointing to the fact that NYCHA gets ‘significant’ state aid. Well, duh.
The de Blasio administration sometimes argues that its enforcement of low-level crimes like marijuana possession is driven by calls to 311. But there’s little indication that arrest numbers and call volume are related.