Zoning for Quality and Affordability

New York Eliminates Some Parking Requirements in 'Transit Zones'

In a substantial part of the city, parking requirements will be eliminated for subsidized and senior housing.

April 8, 2016 - StreetsBlog NYC

New York City Council Approves Sweeping Zoning Changes

Politico New York reports all the important details on a big day for planning in New York City—as the City Council overwhelmingly approved two controversial zoning changes to help spur the construction of affordable housing.

March 24, 2016 - Politico New York

Chinatown Residents Create Their Own Plan to Prevent Displacement

In a city looking to land use regulations for answers to an affordable housing crisis, one collection of community groups attempted to create a plan of their own.

March 7, 2016 - The Architect's Newspaper

Damage Control for New York's Big Zoning Proposals

One of the nation's most ambitious efforts to upzone neighborhoods in the hope of spurring more market rate and affordable housing supply is up for debate in New York City. A lot of people don't like the plan.

December 5, 2015 - Politico New York

Brooklyn Community Board Rejects Upzoning Proposal

The latest chapter in the ongoing supply vs. demand chronicles takes place in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, where a community board came down firmly in opposition to new density in their neighborhood.

November 4, 2015 - DNAInfo

Explained: East New York's Big Zoning Changes

Some residents of East New York argue that mandatory inclusionary zoning and other changes proposed for the neighborhood will only help displace low-income residents.

October 15, 2015 - The Architect's Newspaper

Parking Requirements Among Changes in a Big Week for Planning in New York

Streetsblog NYC reviews new zoning and development rules proposed by the de Blasio Administration and finds incremental progress, not a major breakthrough, for parking policy.

September 28, 2015 - StreetsBlog NYC

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