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The Department of City Planning has initiated a neighborhood study of Long Island City ahead of a possible 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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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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