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Bushwick Councilmen Antonio Reynoso and Rafael Espinal are working with a steering committee to craft a neighborhood rezoning plan.

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City Must Tackle Barriers to Career-Track Jobs in Construction, Advocates Say

The De Blasio administration has expanded partnerships with unions and amped up construction safety requirements, but advocates say the city could go farther to ensure low income residents access real careers in the industry.

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Call for Crackdown on ‘Rent Fraud’ in Rezoning Neighborhoods

Rent-stabilized tenants made a lot of policy wins last year, but advocates say there’s still more the state and city could do to fight rent overcharges in rent-stabilized apartments.

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With De Blasio Rezonings, City’s Scarce Industrial Land Becomes Scarcer

Industry and neighborhood advocates have concerns about the continuing conversion of industrial land to residential land, but the administration says it is carefully striking balance of ranging city priorities.

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Manhattan Efforts to Stop Towers, Require Affordability Meet De Blasio Admin’s Caution

In multiple Manhattan neighborhoods, groups say they want to limit tall buildings while alsodrequiring affordable housing. The De Blasio administration doesn’t always agree on the details.

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