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By a 45-1 vote, the New York City Council in April approved a rezoning of a 190-block area of East New York and a 15-block area of neighboring Ocean Hill.

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De Blasio Admin. Report on Housing Options Irks Advocates

The city promised to produce a study exploring housing tools besides mandatory inclusionary zoning. But its long-awaited report is devoted solely to knocking down an idea promoted by housing advocates.

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Clash of Opinions on De Blasio’s Approach to Rezoning

At a panel discussion hosted by City Limits, experts split over the premise and impact of the mayor’s housing and rezoning plan. But they agreed that the planning process could be improved.

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A Mix of Feelings on East New York Rezoning’s 1-Year Anniversary

Though the rezoning continues to be controversial and advocates say harassment is on the rise, the administration says it has already begun to deliver on a number of the negotiated benefits.

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Confusion and Worry Over Whether School Seats Will Keep Up With De Blasio Rezonings

Community advocates have been at odds with the city over whether the rezonings will create deeper needs for classroom seats than the city’s school-building plans accommodate.

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