Amid Population Swell and Affordability Worries, NYC Looks to Region to Absorb Some Growth

Yet planners at the Regional Plan Association and some other organizations in the region, as well as their counterparts in the Cuomo and even in the de Blasio administrations say that, to the extent they can control growth, they'd like to see more of it, but not concentrated in New York City alone - rather, spread to more small cities and towns throughout the region. In other words, while urbanization is considered to be a a positive trend, they'd like to see it distributed more widely. 

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