Affordable Housing in Landmark Districts

Can affordable housing and historic preservation go hand-in-hand? At PKSB, we think they can. But, how many developers share that opinion? What do residents of historic districts think? What do you think? You can take a look at both sides of the argument and form your own opinion: The Real Estate Board of NY recently published their findings on Housing Production on Landmarked Properties throughout the city

In their rebuttal to REBNY’s report, the Historic Districts Council reminds us that affordable housing development is down throughout the city – not just in historic districts. 

In May of this year, the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted against the demolition of these two  low-income housing developments on the Upper East Side. 

In May of this year, the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted against the demolition of these two 
low-income housing developments on the Upper East Side.