City website aims for greater transparency during real estate battles
Chair of Herrick's Land Use & Zoning group, Mitchell Korbey, spoke to Crain's New York Business about New York's upcoming launch of the "Equitable Development Data Tool" website, which will give New Yorkers an interactive way to view data relating to housing and zoning. The website comes after a 2021 rule by City Council that "requires certain land use actions to include a racial equity report on how new projects affect neighborhood demographics and increase the risk of displacement," according to the article.
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