Great Neck Plaza Village officials want to add more affordable housing units and have hired a Manhattan planning firm to help offer suggestions.
The village paid the Regional Plan Association $25,000 to study how trustees could alter village zoning laws to create more affordable units. An official with the association discussed the study last week during a board of trustees meeting.
“Great Neck Plaza does not have a lot of vacant sites,” said Moses Gates, the association’s community planning and design director. “A lot of the buildings in Great Neck Plaza are actually overbuilt.”
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