Adams announces “moonshot” goal: 500K new homes

Mayor Eric Adams has changed his mind about numerical housing targets. The mayor announced Thursday a “moonshot” goal of creating 500,000 homes over the next decade. Adams previously declined to set unit-based housing goals, which was a hallmark of the de Blasio and Bloomberg administrations. A key difference is that his predecessors highlighted the affordable unit count in their larger housing plans. Adams’ number is for homes of all kinds. When asked about the change,