Queens GOP candidates slam ‘City of Yes’ rezoning proposal, say it threatens low density neighborhoods

The ‘City of Yes,’ a vast rezoning plan that aims to add housing to every neighborhood throughout the city, is a giant ‘No,’ according to a handful of Queens Republican candidates vying for elected office.

Four Queens Republicans, along with likely mayoral candidate Curtis Sliwa, held a press briefing in Rosedale on Monday to denounce Mayor Eric Adams’  City Of Yes housing rezoning proposal. The candidates argue that if passed, the proposal would make residential communities in southeast Queens and across the borough unrecognizable