City Council Members and De Blasio Planning Chief Spar Over Neighborhood Rezonings at Budget Hearing

What was ostensibly meant to be a City Council hearing on the proposed preliminary budget for the Department of City Planning on Tuesday turned into a debate about the de Blasio administrationís approach to neighborhood rezonings. Several Council members expressed their displeasure with rapid gentrification and resident displacement, and what they believe are …

Mayor de Blasio makes an announcement (photo: Edwin J. Torres/Mayoral Photo Office) What was ostensibly meant to be a City Council hearing on the proposed preliminary budget for the Department of City Planning on Tuesday turned into a debate about the de Blasio administrationís approach to neighborhood rezonings. Several […]

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