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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.



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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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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Data: Deep Housing Risks in Neighborhoods Facing Rezonings

A new chart shows the kind of factors that can undermine a neighborhood’s affordability, and many of the neighborhoods facing a rezoning already suffer the most risks.

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Tenant Group Outlines Fears About Rezonings—and a Path Around Them

Bronx advocates say a rezoning increases the risk for displacement of low-income people. But, they argue, it doesn’t have to be that way.

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