New York’s housing plan will displace longtime residents — so neighborhoods are fighting back | Grist

Looks Like SF is Not Alone in Prioritizing Developers Over People - Displacement Continues

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio holds up his ten year housing plan booklet as he delivers his State of the City address at Baruch College in the Manhattan borough of New York City, February 3, 2015. Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to make it compulsory for developers to include cheaper, affordable apartments if they build in newly rezoned parts of the city, he said in his second annual State of the City speech on Tuesday. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR4O3JQ

The city boroughs’ boards have rejected de Blasio’s gentrification-by-another-name housing plan. Will the City Council follow suit?

Source: New York’s housing plan will displace longtime residents — so neighborhoods are fighting back | Grist