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The Network Testifies at NYCC Charter Revision Commission About ULURP


The Network testified at the Charter Revision Commission on the means for achieving a more efficient Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) while increasing community engagement.

On May 9th, the Network’s Policy and Planning Director Rebecca Sauer testified at the New York City Council Charter Revision Commission to offer suggestions on improving the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) as it pertains to supportive housing development. Testifying late in the seven-hour hearing, Rebecca emphasized that the critical need to develop as much supportive housing as quickly as possible in order to address New York City’s homelessness crisis needs to be balanced with the need to garner comprehensive community input, including voices from the local homeless community.

You can read the Network's full testimony here. You can also watch the recorded livestream of the testimony here (at about 4:49:00).

The rest of the Network's New York City testimonies can be found here.

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