Council Approves Inwood Rezoning Amid Protest

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Councilmember Explains his Personal Protest Against Mayor’s Rezonings

Almost lost in the drama of the Council’s final votes on the Inwood rezoning was one member’s vow not to negotiate any more changes to the zoning map until the city committed to study the effect of revisions so far.

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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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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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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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