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The de Blasio administration has withdrawn a proposal to rezone Flushing West, but some aspects of the plan might live on.

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Report: Rents Rose, But So Did Poverty

Rates of poverty and poverty concentration have increased in New York City after an earlier decline, according to the Furman Center—and some neighborhoods considering a rezoning experienced increased poverty and rising rents simultaneously.

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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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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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