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By a 45-1 vote, the New York City Council in April 2016 approved a rezoning of a 190-block area of East New York and a 15-block area of neighboring Ocean Hill.



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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Which Neighborhood Facing Rezoning Faces Steepest Displacement Risks?

Among the rezoning neighborhoods, Inwood was particularly at risk in several categories, according to a new set of metrics.

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