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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.



One Year After the Rezoning, Has Jerome Avenue Changed?

The de Blasio administration says it has started to deliver on promises of housing help, street improvements and business assistance. Tenant groups and business advocates, however, say their worries remain.

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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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City Moves to Get Nonprofits’ Help Keeping Landlords on Track

The Partners in Preservation program, first mentioned in the update to the mayor’s housing plan issued in November, expects to seek nonprofit bidders by year’s end.

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