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Council member Margaret Chin Speaks Out in Favor of de Blasio Zoning Plan

Last week, Mayor de Blasio's controversial proposals -- Zoning for Quality & Affordability and Mandatory Inclusionary Housing -- were the subject of back-to-back City Council hearings. While Community Board 3 joined a chorus of local opposition to the plans...

Planning Commission Hearing on Zoning Plan Tomorrow, LES Groups Protest

You will be hearing a lot tomorrow about Mayor de Blasio's unpopular rezoning proposals. Community Board 3 rejected both plans - Zoning for Quality & Affordability and Mandatory Inclusionary Housing - last month. All five NYC borough boards have...

Community Board 3 Votes on Mayor’s Zoning Proposals Next Week

Coming up next week, Community Board 3 will be voting on two zoning text amendments the de Blasio administration is trying to push through citywide. They have met with resistance in many neighborhoods. The Lower East Side is no...

A Skeptical CB3 Land Use Panel Takes Another Look at Zoning Proposal Tomorrow

Tomorrow evening, Community Board 3's land use committee will resume an important conversation about the city's controversial plan known as "Zoning for Quality and Affordability." The Department of City Planning contends the citywide proposal will promote the construction of...

What the City’s Rezoning Proposal Means For the Lower East Side

City officials are going on a media offensive to pitch proposed zoning changes that would, among other things, lift height caps on some Lower East Side buildings in the name of better quality construction and affordable housing. It's a plan...
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Photo: Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Some of the headlines that caught our eye in the past week: --The NYPD cracked...
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