Albany to Suburbs: We’ll Pay You to Build Housing. Suburbs to Albany: No Thanks
Mayors said they aren’t interested in state grants to expand housing. “You can’t dig a hole in the ground for that kind of money,” one told New York Focus.
We’re fine if we don’t get any money. Honestly it’s not going to make much of a difference for us even if we were to get a $50,000 grant.
In my village we don’t have the space for it. They can incent me all they want.
They really lack compassion. They need to go to church on Sunday or something.
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“It’s done. It’s not happening,” an Assembly source told New York Focus. Lawmakers are poised to reject measures to boost housing supply and protect renters.
Democratic Assembly leaders refused to entertain the governor’s primary tactic to achieve housing growth and affordability.