New York Neighborhoods Fight New Housing, Each for Different Reasons

I knew everyone when I was a kid,” the 58-year-old said.

Mr. Camacho and fellow longtime Bushwick residents had hoped that a land rezoning plan that they had worked with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration to develop over the past four years would have led to thousands of new affordable apartments and restrict market-rate condos to commercial corridors. But earlier this month, city officials put the plan on hold indefinitely after they couldn’t reach an agreement with the community on the amount of market-rate housing that could be built. …

“I knew everyone when I was a kid,” the 58-year-old said.

Mr. Camacho and fellow longtime Bushwick residents had hoped that a land rezoning plan that they had worked with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration to develop over the past four years would have led to thousands of new affordable […]

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