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Upzonings

July 29, 2020, 8am PDT
New York City has completed a series of rezoning processes focused mostly on lower-income areas in the city. Here's what it would take to upzone wealthier parts of the city, and why the city should make it happen.
City and State New York
Feature
February 25, 2019, 8am PST
The plans, they are a-changin.
James Brasuell
December 6, 2018, 10am PST
Since a city judge determined the legality of the long controversial Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda, Seattle has been able to move forward with the plan to allow new density around the city.
The Seattle Times
October 18, 2018, 1pm PDT
The decision to rezone most of Vancouver to allow for duplexes could have consequences in this weekend's municipal election.
The Vancouver Sun
November 20, 2017, 5am PST
The political support for an expanded set of tenant protections emerged in response to the program of rezonings underway as part of the de Blasio Administration's housing plan.
Politico
June 11, 2017, 1pm PDT
Seattle is planning to add height and density in "urban villages" around the city—part of the growth and affordability goals targeted by previous planning efforts by the city.
The Urbanist