Among the rezoning neighborhoods, Inwood was particularly at risk in several categories, according to a new set of metrics.
The revamped housing plan includes steps to implement many of the policy ideas proposed by advocates within the last couple years, though clear disagreements remain between the administration and critics.
An increasing number of communities are forming workforce referral systems modeled after the Lower East Side Employment Network.
At the Justice for All coalition meeting, the Majority Leader argued that the decisions are still a ways off, but that he would be accountable to the concerns of low-income residents.
Marisa Lago, director of the Department of City Planning as of March, reiterated the administration’s priorities in a speech to the business community.
The Real Affordability for All coalition released a report strongly critical of the mayor’s housing strategy, while councilmembers acknowledged improvements but pressed for more low-income units.
Though officials winners have not yet been declared in two races, it seems likely that discussions about the rezoning discussions will likely continue in whatever way they were going before.