East Harlem


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



Community Boards Reflect on their Votes For, and Against, Bloomberg Rezonings

There were good intentions, but some boards and certainly the Bloomberg administration underestimated the threat of gentrification, board members say.

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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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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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