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The de Blasio administration has withdrawn a proposal to rezone Flushing West, but some aspects of the plan might live on.

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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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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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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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