Gale Brewer withholding crucial support for Soho rezoning plan

Do better.

That is Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer’s message to Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is trying to ram through a controversial redevelopment of Soho before the end of his tenure on Dec. 31.

“There are too many challenges with this rezoning for me to support it outright. While the city’s need for affordable housing is massive and all neighborhoods should contribute to helping increase it, we can do better than this proposal,” Brewer said in a statement Thursday night.

The plan currently creates 3,200 units of new housing, including 800 affordable apartments

The borough president’s take is advisory, but the mayor and City

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