Bushwick Councilmen Antonio Reynoso and Rafael Espinal are working with a steering committee to craft a neighborhood rezoning plan.



Reaction to City Announcing Right to Counsel in Housing Court

In the three days before the final State of the City address before he faces re-election, Mayor de Blasio unveiled two major shifts to address critics of his housing policies. On Friday, he revealed a major shift toward lower-income families in the allocation of units to be created under his housing plan. And on Sunday […]

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Tough Choices Face Bushwick as Rezoning Approaches

A weekend summit reviewed the nuances of changing density in the neighborhood, where there are relatively few public sites on which policy—rather than the market—would determine what gets built, and for whom.

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De Blasio Ups Number of Low-Income Units in Housing Plan

The number of units in the ten-year housing plan that target families making below $40,800 will be increased from 20 to 25 percent.

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How Other Cities are Fighting the Displacement so Many in NYC Fear

From Boston to Portland and in places like Vancouver and Sydney, local governments are taking aggressive steps to prevent development that uproots people of limited means.

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