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The de Blasio administration has withdrawn a proposal to rezone Flushing West, but some aspects of the plan might live on.

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De Blasio’s Sixth Year in Office Could Feature Three Neighborhood Rezonings

The mayor in 2015 set a goal of rezoning up to 15 neighborhoods in a drive to create more density and more affordable housing. Five rezonings have passed and at least three are likely to move forward in 2019.

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A Toolkit to Fight Displacement in NYC Neighborhoods, Other U.S. Cities

Advocates from Buffalo to Brownsville and the LES to LA are voicing concerns about displacement. One local group has compiled a menu of policies to fight it.

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Brownfields Plan Could Revive Elements of Scrapped Flushing Rezoning Scheme

But key parts of the rezoning, which was shelved in 2016 over concerns about infrastructure and flight paths, remain off the table.

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City Launches Online Tracking Tool for Rezoning Commitments

There will be new tabs added to this tracker before the mayor is done, but it’s not easy to say how many.

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