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City to finalize deal for $300M mixed-use redevelopment of Bronx jail site

UPDATED, March 15, 11:53 a.m.: Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council are ready to move forward with the...

New City Council speaker says it’s “possible” he’ll overrule NIMBYs

Incoming City Council Speaker Corey Johnson plans to take a more active approach on land use issues, in a...

Land Use approves East Harlem rezoning

The City Council’s Land Use Committee on Tuesday greenlighted a proposal to rezone East Harlem under the Mandatory Inclusionary Housing program — a plan that is expected to create 1,288 affordable housing units on...

Land Use kills grandfather clause exempting Gamma’s tower from rezoning

The City Council Land Use Committee voted on Tuesday to remove a clause that would exempt Gamma Real Estate’s...

City Council land use committee passes
Far Rockaway rezoning

The City Council’s land use committee unanimously approved a rezoning of Far Rockaway on Tuesday, clearing the way for...

Land Use OKs Midtown East rezoning

The City Council’s Land Use committee on Thursday unanimously approved the revised proposal to rezone Midtown East, complete with changes to air rights pricing and requirements for new public spaces. The vote brings the...

Millennials will be parents living in suburbs by time Midtown East is ready for redevelopment

The City Council’s Committee on Land Use is set to vote next week on the proposal to rezone 78 blocks in Midtown East, which...

City Council land use chair David Greenfield to step down at year’s end

City Councilman David Greenfield, chair of the powerful Committee on Land Use, won’t seek reelection this year. The 38-year-old...

Land-use restrictions hobble US housing supply: report

U.S. housing prices are on the rise, and yet fewer new homes are being built than in past cycles....

City may soon track all the promises it makes on land use deals

Land use deals are often political maneuvers that are years in the making and hard to track. But under...

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