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De Blasio's NY housing plan seen falling short

But his administration insists it's ahead of schedule in providing affordable apartments

New York

WHEN Mayor Bill de Blasio took office in 2014, he made affordable housing the centrepiece of his administration, vowing to build or preserve 200,000 units over a decade in New York, where the cost of shelter was rocketing past the grasp of many residents.

Now, despite...

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