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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.



Late Addition to Rockaway Plan Stirs Concerns at Queens BP Hearing

At eight o’clock the night before Melinda Katz’s hearing, the de Blasio administration announced changes to the rezoning.

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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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Queens Board Approves Rockaway Rezoning With Significant Conditions

Call for lower height limits on new buildings, new infrastructure and affordable housing that favors moderate incomes.

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Eight Things Developers Think About De Blasio’s Rezoning Strategy

We asked nine developers about rezonings, displacement and how they would solve the affordability crisis.

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