Harlem Housing Development A Vote Away From Approval

Patch reports that a massive proposed development that would take up an entire East Harlem block is only one vote away from passing the city’s public review process. Continue Reading →

Affordable East Harlem Apartments Will Get Created Under Accelerated Program

NY Curbed reports that the De Blasio administration has made a fair bit of progress in its initiative to create more affordable housing throughout the city. Continue Reading →

Initial East Harlem Rezoning Plan Promises 30-Story Towers And Less Parking

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City officials unveiled a massive rezoning last night for East Harlem, where the administration hopes to encourage towers as tall as 30 stories, less parking for new buildings, and more ground floor retail. Continue Reading →

Zoning For Affordable Housing Ok’d NY City Council

city-council-hearing MIHSeveral protesters glued their hands together and chanted loudly in opposition to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s two big zoning policies yesterday at City Hall, but the City Council still passed the two affordable housing proposals, Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) and Zoning for Quality and Affordability (ZQA), with little opposition. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Levine And Others Demand Lower Income Apartments And Inclusionary Housing

mark levine 2The City Council held its first day of hearings Tuesday on mandatory inclusionary housing, a major citywide policy that will mandate affordable units in all new developments planned on rezoned land. Continue Reading →

23-Story Apartment Building In Washington Heights

4650-broadway-rendering washingont hieghtsWashington Square Partners and Acadia Realty Trust want to build a 23-story apartment building at 4650 Broadway, right next to Fort Tryon Park and the Cloisters in Washington Heights. But first, they need a major upzoning from the city. Continue Reading →