A City Council member is asking for the state to repeal a law that could make passing Mayor Bill de Blasio's affordable housing plan difficult.

Councilman Jumaane Williams (D-Brooklyn) says the URSTADT Law needs to be repealed. Passed in 1971, the law puts the regulation of rent control and stabilization in the hands of the state instead of the city. De Blasio supports repealing the law to...

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