New York City Housing Development Corporation hearing on proposed $92 million bond offering for Brooklyn Atlantic Yards
July 18, 2012: The New York City Housing Development Corporation held a public hearing on a proposed $92 million bond offering to finance residentail units at the Brooklyn Atlantic Yards project. Despite inadequate notice of the hearing to the public, it was attended by a handful of advocates and residents. GJNY provided testimony at the hearing, criticizing the HDC for providing bare minimum notice to the public (only a notice in the New York Post) and insufficient project materials for the public to weigh in on the proposal.
September 2012: As a result of testimony provided by GJNY and others at the July public hearing, the Housing Development Corporation updated its website with a new 'public meetings' page, that includes hearing notices, as well as archived agendas and meeting materials. GJNY's testimony as well as HDC project materials and links to more information on development at the Atlantic Yards can be found below.
See also Atlantic Yards Report, which provides a detailed analysis of the policies and status of the entire Brooklyn Atlantic Yards project.
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