NEW YORK CITY—Showing what a difference a year makes, NYC Planning Commission chairman Carl Weisbrod has a clear plan in place to meet Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ambitious affordable housing plan, knows what’s next for 421 and has created the city’s mandatoryinclusionary zoning proposal, set to begin formal ULURP proceedings next month.

Appearing Friday in Lower Manhattan in the New York Law School’s Center for New York City Law breakfast series—which he also did a year prior—the housing official outlined five principles on which the city’s plan to create 200,000 affordable housing units over the next nine years “in a way that fosters diverse, livable, healthy areas,” is based, he said.

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