NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio met with hundreds of faith and political leaders from across the tri-state area over the weekend to talk about a number of issues facing New Yorkers. 

Speaking at the Metro Industrial Areas Foundation assembly meeting, de Blasio touched upon ways to address stop-and-frisk, NYCHA repairs, universal pre-kindergarten and reducing gun violence.

He also stressed the importance of affordable housing, saying that the city will build and preserve over 200,000 new affordable housing units in the next 10 years. 

De Blasio promised the Metro-IAF that he would again meet with members at City Hall in the future.