The strong Actual Estate Board of New York is throwing its muscle mass at the rear of Councilman Donovan Richards to come to be Queens’ upcoming borough president — and is encouraging to fundraise for the Considerably Rockaway Democrat, The Publish has uncovered.
“We firmly feel Council Member Donovan Richards would ideal serve in this part,” wrote REBNY president James Whelan in an email that was despatched to the organization’s board last 7 days and attained by The Publish.
Whelan pointed to Richards aid for rezonings and for controversial general public-personal partnerships to shell out for rehabbing decrepit general public housing developments as motives for backing him.
“We can’t expect to see eye-to-eye with each elected formal on each concern,” he added. “We can expect, and should really aid, these candidates who are inclined to have direct, honest discussions about means we can do the job collectively to transfer the