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Rafael Salamanca Jr.

is the New York City councilman for the 17th District in the Bronx and serves as chairman of the council’s Land Use Committee.



Opinion: New York City needs help to convert unused offices to housing

State law limits residential buildings' floor area ratio, complicating office conversions.

Criminal Justice


Close the Bronx’s jail barge

Close the Bronx’s jail barge. Two jails in one neighborhood is enough.