So far, the city has approved six of the 15 rezonings Mayor de Blasio thought he’d accomplish, with one remaining on the docket. Here’s a quick video tour through the communities that have been rezoned.
What impact have the mayor’s moves had on East New York, Downtown Far Rockaway, East Harlem, Jerome Avenue and Inwood?
Los residentes del Bronx tuvieron la oportunidad de compartir sus opiniones sobre las preocupaciones que deben abordarse para mejorar la salud general de los miembros de su comunidad.
The Jerome Avenue rezoning deal included the formation of a task force on local health issues. The public has been identifying its top concerns, some of which relate to the very development the rezoning is bringing.
According to a new report, many of the neighborhoods that show signs of deep vulnerability are where a rezoning has occurred or is in the offing. Is new density the cause or the cure of that pressure?
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.
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.
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.
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.
There will be new tabs added to this tracker before the mayor is done, but it’s not easy to say how many.