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City Pitches LIC Development Deal Swap

The city is, for the first time, offering a new deal to developers of affordable housing: free air rights. The Economic Development Corporation has issued request for proposals that makes developers a novel pitch: development rights, at no cost, in exchange for a “permanently affordable housing program that maximizes both the number of housing units and the level of affordability,” according to the EDC. 45 more words

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Residents denounce the end of Rockaway ferry

ROCKAWAY, Queens (PIX11) — They shouted “Shame on the mayor” and  “Keep the Rockaway ferry”, but to no avail.

The last ferry has set sail. 226 more words