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The Department of City Planning has initiated the environmental review process ahead of a proposed rezoning of 73 blocks around the Jerome Avenue corridor.

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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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When Rents Rise or Landlords Lash out, Undocumented NYers Have Fewer Options

Undocumented immigrants aren’t eligible for many forms of housing assistance and can be less likely to report landlord harassment. That could make them uniquely vulnerable to the displacement that can come from development.

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From Georgia to NYC: The Civil Rights Roots of Community Land Trusts

A new documentary looks at the rise, fall and rebirth of Georgia’s New Communities, Inc., which aimed to empower Black sharecroppers in the 1960s but might offer lessons for urban dwellers of today.

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Council, Advocates Brainstorm Ways to Protect Auto Industry

Bronx Councilmember Vanessa Gibson introduced a bill to protect auto shops from bad leases, a measure that could be useful in the event of a rezoning.

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