Second Avenue Subway’s Arrival Brings Fear That Rents Will Soar

“Displacement is a real concern,” said Thomas K. Wright, the president of the Regional Plan Association, an urban policy group. “When you increase the values in areas like this, you need to do things to protect affordable housing and retail.” He said officials should consider a host of policies to keep the neighborhood within reach, including securing affordable housing as part of any zoning changes.

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