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The Department of City Planning has initiated a neighborhood study of Long Island City ahead of a possible rezoning.

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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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With Broad Rezoning Moving Slowly, LIC Developers are Pushing for Their Own Changes

According to residents, developers are not waiting for the city’s study or the possible city-sponsored rezoning and are avoiding the community by going through spot rezonings.

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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 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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