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Rafael Salamanca

City Council Eyes Ambitious Set of Housing Bills Before Year’s End

This year, the City Council’s focus will be on a range of bills aimed at eradicating lead poisoning and addressing the needs of the city’s homeless population, among other housing and land-use concerns.  

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What is Zoning?

Check out the Department of City Planning’s new online Zoning Resolution. Zoning is a set of laws that govern how large buildings can be, how they are built and what they are used for.

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ULURP Explained

The Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) is a standardized procedure whereby applications affecting the land use of the city are publicly reviewed.

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Affordable Housing 101

For decades, government at all levels has taken steps that made housing more affordable to some residents. It uses a number of tools to do so.

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