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Bayswater Ocean Crest project approved after community feedback

Aug. 9, 2023 By John Schilling The City Council voted to approve the previously proposed Ocean Crest development project in the Bayswater section of Far Rockaway on Aug. 3 after weeks of delays and community feedback. Originally set to include over 100 affordable housing rental units, Ocean Crest will now instead be made up of…
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Ocean Crest development proposal divides Far Rockaway locals at community meeting

Aug. 1, 2023 By John Schilling A proposal to bring more affordable housing to Far Rockaway divided locals during a July 18 meeting hosted by NYC Council Majority Whip Selvena N. Brooks-Powers. The meeting, which was held remotely, centered on garnering community feedback on the rezoning of an existing parking lot in the Bayswater section…
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Public advocate hosts open forum in Jamaica to hear residents’ housing concerns 

Jun. 16, 2023 By John Schilling New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams hosted an open forum with residents of southeast Queens on Thursday, June 15, to hear their concerns about Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposed New York Housing Compact, a plan that would create 800,000 new homes in New York over the next decade to…
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