NYC Public Advocate Calls for Racial Impact Study To End Housing Segregation

Maria Perez
Jun 4, 2019 - 7:04

New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams has introduced a bill that would require city rezoning proposals to conduct “racial impact studies” to stop segregation in the city’s housing.Williams introduced the bill to the New York City Council on Wednesday, May 29. The proposed bill would conduct an analysis of racial and ethnic impacts resulting from rezonings and other land use in the city. The analysis would determine whether a rezoning project would “further fair housing within the meaning of the Fair Housing Act,” the bill

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