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The Department of City Planning’s proposed rezoning of the Jerome Avenue corridor was approved by the City Council by a vote of 48-0 on March 22, 2018.

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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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Jerome Avenue Rezoning Gets Unanimous Council Nod Despite Local Opposition

The administration’s first neighborhood rezoning in the Bronx and its fourth overall was unanimously approved by the Council after protesters were removed from the chamber.

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