Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are increasingly moving into neighborhoods across Queens, and are now the majority group in multiple communities.
All of the candidates agreed that new residential development needs to include more affordable housing and higher levels of affordability, not just in Flushing, but across Queens.
In her response, Crowley said she believes transit drives opportunity and affordable housing.
She also vowed to work with AAFE and other nonprofit organizations to build more affordable housing units in Queens.
“In and around Queens we can find more space and affordable housing.