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  • FILE - In this March 6, 2013 file photo, an apartment building at 1475 Madison Avenue in New York is shown. When former Mayor Michael Bloomberg planned to lease out public housing land and allow developers to build market-rate apartment buildings on it, the current mayor Bill de Blasio opposed the idea. Now as NYC mayor,  Bill de Blasio resurrected the idea, but he also wants to use that land to build low- and moderate-income housing units and possibly a few supermarkets and retail stores. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

    NYC mayor wants to develop public housing land

    Tucked inside New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's sweeping affordable housing proposal is an echo of an idea from the Michael Bloomberg era: to use vacant public housing property to build new housing units.

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