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From the Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Brooklyn lawmakers seek Pacific Park affordable housing schedule

From today's Brooklyn Daily Eagle, my article, Brooklyn lawmakers seek Pacific Park affordable housing schedule:
Three state legislators from Brooklyn have written a forceful letter to state economic development chief Howard Zemsky, asking him to explain how the Pacific Park project — formerly called Atlantic Yards — will deliver the required 2,250 affordable units by the approaching deadline of May 2025.
So far, 782 such income-linked apartments have been built since the project received approvals in 2006 and 2009. An additional 352 are expected in two towers now under construction, with at least 200 coming in two more towers starting next year.
Still, a significant gap remains. Before towers can be built over the MTA’s Vanderbilt Yard, an expensive platform is required to cover the rail yards used to store and service Long Island Rail Road trains.
“Construction is well behind the schedule published following the approval of the 2014 Modified General Project Plan,” the legislators’ letter states, and developer Greenland Forest City Partners (GFCP) “has not provided an updated timeline.”
For the rest of the article, go here.

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