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The de Blasio administration has withdrawn a proposal to rezone Flushing West, but some aspects of the plan might live on.

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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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Backers of Community Land Trusts Seek to Broaden Support

Energized that the city is expressing interest in the model of community-based, nonprofit ownership of land for affordable housing and other uses, groups who back the approach are trying to transform its constituency from wonky to widespread.

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