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Tenant activist nixed from City Planning Commission

Real estate, take heart: Cea Weaver, longtime antagonist of the industry, will not be spouting socialism on a city...

Tenant activist nixed from City Planning Commission
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News Analysis

When NIMBYs attack: Why CoJo’s master plan won’t fly

Corey Johnson’s comprehensive planning bill will never pass, for the same reason all such bills never pass: It dilutes...

When NIMBYs attack: Why CoJo’s master plan won’t fly
Queens Council member Adrienne Adams and Mayor Bill de Blasio (NYC Council, Getty, iStock/Illustration by Alexis Manrodt for The Real Deal)

City Council renews tax lien sale for one year

UPDATED Jan. 28, 2021, 4:05 p.m.: The City Council on Thursday renewed the city’s tax lien sale for one...

City Council renews tax lien sale for one year
Corey Johnson (background) and (from left) Ross Moskowitz, Ken Fisher and Paul Selver (Getty)

Land use overhaul faces challenging path forward

The City Council is taking the first step toward transforming how land use decisions are made in New York,...

Land use overhaul faces challenging path forward
Council member Mark Gjonaj and Robert Holden (Photos via City Council)

Yimby group backs City Council candidates

A pro-development group is flexing its political muscle for the first time, backing candidates in upcoming City Council races. Open New York, which advocates for increased density in wealthy neighborhoods, is endorsing eight contenders...

Yimby group backs City Council candidates

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