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The New York City Economic Development Corporation has released a Downtown Far Rockaway Roadmap for Action and initiated the land-use review process.



18 Tenant Protection Bills May Soon Be Law

The City Council Committee on Housing and Buildings passed all but one of the Stand for Tenant Safety bills and a variety of other bills to safeguard tenants.

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Optimism, but Lingering Concerns, at Council’s Downtown Far Rockaway Rezoning Hearing

Most of those who testified said they generally supported the De Blasio administration’s proposal to rezone downtown Far Rockaway, but asked for changes to ensure the plan truly benefited the area’s existing residents.

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City Dips Toe Into Funding Community Land Trusts

The city will distribute a $1.65 million grant from Enterprise Community Partners to three community land trusts and to fund a technical assistance program to assist many new ones.

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Far Rockaway Rezoning Sails Through City Planning Commission

The de Blasio administration’s second rezoning now goes to City Council for a final binding vote.

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