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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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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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New Council Land-Use Chair Says Belief in Mixed Income and ‘Fair Share’ Will Shape His Tenure

Rafael Salamanca, Jr., is one of the most junior members of the New York City Council but has secured one of the most powerful posts on the body: head of the Land-Use Committee that will oversee consideration of Mayor de Blasio’s neighborhood rezonings.

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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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Which Neighborhood Facing Rezoning Faces Steepest Displacement Risks?

Among the rezoning neighborhoods, Inwood was particularly at risk in several categories, according to a new set of metrics.

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