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



Celebrating Housing Milestone, Mayor Addresses Deep Concerns About Rezonings

The de Blasio administration moved to answer concerns that rezonings, no mater how carefully constructed, can exacerbate displacement pressures in low-income neighborhoods.

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Bushwick Tries to Call the Shots in its Rezoning

A uniquely open process is shaping a proposal to rezone the increasingly rent-pressured neighborhood. Difficult decisions on affordability might lie ahead.

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Will Rezoning Cause or Resist Displacement? Data Paints an Incomplete Picture

Some community groups fear that rezonings will force low-income residents out. City Hall says rezonings are needed to prevent further loss of affordability. Amid a lack of clear evidence, any risks of the de Blasio rezonings will be borne primarily by low-income communities of color.

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De Blasio Admin. Opens Door to Community Land Trusts

Responding to advocates who believe the trusts can ensure that today’s public investments deliver long-term affordability, HPD is seeking expressions of interest from non-profit groups.

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