Bedford-Union Armory Redevelopment Hearing Postponed Amid Mounting Opposition

Bedford-Union Armory redevelopment hearing postponed amid mounting opposition

The battle over the redevelopment of Crown Heights’s Bedford-Union Armory into a mixed-use project including affordable housing rages on. In light of ongoing public pressure for the developer to dedicate 100 percent of the project’s 330 rentals and 60 condos as affordable housing, rather than set aside 50 percent of the rentals and just 12 condos as affordable as laid out under the current plan, City Hall has canceled a public hearing intended to address the project. An NYCEDC official projects that the meeting will be rescheduled for March.
Crains reports by way of Politico that the meeting was axed after Congresswoman Yvette …

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