Despite Opposition From Housing Activists, NYC Council Votes Aye on MIH and ZQA
- New York City 03/23/2016 by Linda Perry (NYC Council)
Tuesday afternoon the New York Council passed two controversial housing bills, ZQA, Zoning for Affordability and MIH, Mandatory Inclusionary Housing.
During the vote, Council Member Inez Barron voiced opposition. She voted no and was cheered by housing activists in the gallery. Then Council Member Margaret Chin voted aye and as she began to explain her vote, activists disrupted the proceedings.
In this report, we hear Council Members Inez Barron, Margaret Chin and Jumaane Williams.
NYC Council Members watch housing activists who are chanting MIH has got to go. City Council vote no!