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Gowanus rezoning deal clears hurdle, $3.5 billion to winterize low-income housing, & more

By Emily Myers | November 11, 2021 - 10:30AM 

A deal to fund repairs at two public housing complexes in Gowanus clears the last hurdle for a rezoning plan that will create 8,000 new apartments (The Real Deal)

The city's Racial Justice Commission hears concerns about the city's tax lien sale and the transfer of vacant public land to private developers (Brownstoner)

The federal infrastructure bill contains $3.5 billion to upgrade residences for people with low incomes with better insulation, windows, roofing, and heating and cooling devices (Fast Company)

A new report calls for $208 billion in annual public transit investments to decarbonize transportation (Bloomberg CityLab)

Architectural ethics: How should we relate to historic buildings or designs with moral shortcomings? (Architizer)

New York sees a surge of online companies promising groceries at your door in 15 minutes or less, but not everyone is happy (The New York Times)

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