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The Department of City Planning’s proposed rezoning of East Harlem was approved by the City Council on November 30, 2017.

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New Head of Zoning Subcommittee Stresses Balanced Growth, Deep Affordability

Councilmember Francisco Moya, the new chair of the Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises, says his land use priorities are rooted in his Queens upbringing.

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The Big Empty: Stringer & City Argue Over Math of Vacant Lots

The comptroller says tens of thousands of units of affordable housing could be built on land the city controls. But HPD says that’s a hollow argument.

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Panel: City’s Community Planning Process in Need of Major Overhaul

A report, produced by over 40 organizations, elaborates on critiques of the de Blasio administration’s neighborhood rezoning efforts and proposes a set of citywide reforms.

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Read Legal Aid’s Lawsuit To Stop East Harlem Rezoning

The lawsuit alleges that the city has failed to properly assess the potential for displacement.

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