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Adaptive Reuse: Governor Cuomo’s New Plan to Re-Purpose Buildings

New York
City Of New York   
Urban | Suburban |
In New York City, office, commercial, and hotel spaces have been unused due to the pandemic, leaving many spaces vacant. Because NYC has experienced a shortage of affordable housing for years, Governor Cuomo proposed a plan to repurpose vacant commercial properties into affordable housing units. This can help pandemic recovery proceed. Gov. Cuomo proposed a five-year period where these spaces will be converted.