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Eastern Queens says ‘no’ to ‘City of Yes’ plan to deliver more housing


Nov. 30, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan This week’s Bayside Hills Civic Association meeting centered around opposition to the City of Yes Zoning for Housing Opportunity —  a plan put forward by Mayor Eric Adams to address the city’s lack of affordable housing by curtailing zoning restrictions to allow for an influx of new units.  The meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 28, inside the Colonial Church of Bayside, welcomed dozens of local residents to hear a presentation from a local zoning expert on what the proposal would mean for eastern Queens. Afterwards, the majority of attendees appeared to be collectively in opposition,…
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