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



Will Rezoning Cause or Resist Displacement? Data Paints an Incomplete Picture

Some community groups fear that rezonings will force low-income residents out. City Hall says rezonings are needed to prevent further loss of affordability. Amid a lack of clear evidence, any risks of the de Blasio rezonings will be borne primarily by low-income communities of color.

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De Blasio Admin. Opens Door to Community Land Trusts

Responding to advocates who believe the trusts can ensure that today’s public investments deliver long-term affordability, HPD is seeking expressions of interest from non-profit groups.

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Where Mayor de Blasio’s Rezoning Proposals Stand

Twelve neighborhoods have been spotlighted for possible rezonings under the mayor’s ambitious housing plan. Here’s where the proposals stand.

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De Blasio Admin. Says Housing Plan Serves the Most Burdened; Some Data Says Different

The city says families making between $24,480 and $57,120 are the most rent-burdened. But data we’ve reported on indicates those with incomes under $20,000 have it worse.

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