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The Department of City Planning has created a draft zoning framework for East Harlem.

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Slated for Rezoning, East Harlem Considers Wave of Other Development Proposals

New schools, parks, buildings and sanitation garages are in the offing.

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When Rents Rise or Landlords Lash out, Undocumented NYers Have Fewer Options

Undocumented immigrants aren’t eligible for many forms of housing assistance and can be less likely to report landlord harassment. That could make them uniquely vulnerable to the displacement that can come from development.

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From Georgia to NYC: The Civil Rights Roots of Community Land Trusts

A new documentary looks at the rise, fall and rebirth of Georgia’s New Communities, Inc., which aimed to empower Black sharecroppers in the 1960s but might offer lessons for urban dwellers of today.

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African Burial Ground Project Will Have Some Units for Extremely Low Income Families

The city has announced that at least 50 percent of apartments will be rent-restricted, and 20 percent will be for families making below $24,480.

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