Deal Brokered on Affordable Housing at Willets Point

hirammonserrate 4 0 Deal Brokered on Affordable Housing at Willets PointA deal for below-market rate housing at Willets Point has been brokered, with an announcement scheduled for 1 p.m. today. We’ll have more later, but affordable housing group ACORN, local Councilman Hiram Monserrate and the Bloomberg administration reached an agreement to set 35 percent of the more than 5,000 planned units as below-market rate, with over 800 for low-income families.