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NYC Land Use Bulletin: Historic Agreement Announced on Affordable Housing Initiatives

NYC Land Use Bulletin: Historic Agreement Announced on Affordable Housing Initiatives

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced on March 14, 2016 an agreement on modifications to the Administration’s two major zoning […] more→

NYC Land Use Bulletin- City Planning Commission Approves Two Major Zoning Initiatives

NYC Land Use Bulletin- City Planning Commission Approves Two Major Zoning Initiatives

Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) and Zoning for Quality and Affordability (ZQA) Initiatives Designed to Advance Mayor de Blasio’s Housing New York Plan By Richard Barth, Senior Advisor […] more→

NYC Land Use Bulletin- 421-a Tax Incentive Lapses

NYC Land Use Bulletin- 421-a Tax Incentive Lapses

By Richard Barth, Senior Advisor for Land Use and Housing Strategies, and Claire Altman, Director of Affordable & Supportive Housing Development Services On Friday, January 15, […] more→

Supportive + Affordable Housing Bulletin: What You Need to Know about Mayor de Blasio’s Plan to Fight Homelessness

Supportive + Affordable Housing Bulletin: What You Need to Know about Mayor de Blasio’s Plan to Fight Homelessness

Written by Claire Haaga Altman, Director of Affordable & Supportive Housing Development Services Mayor de Blasio began his unofficial “state of the city” speech at […] more→

NYC Land Use Bulletin- City Planning Commission to Hold Public Hearing on Major Zoning Initiatives For Affordable Housing

NYC Land Use Bulletin- City Planning Commission to Hold Public Hearing on Major Zoning Initiatives For Affordable Housing

The City Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, December 16 to discuss two citywide zoning amendments: the Department of City Planning’s […] more→

NYC Land Use Bulletin: New Industrial Policy Comes With Significant Changes

NYC Land Use Bulletin: New Industrial Policy Comes With Significant Changes

Key Provisions Come With Significant Land Use Changes In Industrial Business Zones On November 3, 2015, Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Mark-Viverito released a 10 […] more→

NYC Land Use Bulletin- City Planning Begins Public Review for Mandatory Inclusionary Housing and Two Major Zoning Initiatives

NYC Land Use Bulletin- City Planning Begins Public Review for Mandatory Inclusionary Housing and Two Major Zoning Initiatives

On Monday, September 21, 2015, the City Planning Commission kicked off the formal public review process for three major City Planning zoning initiatives designed […] more→

Land Use Bulletin- City Planning Releases Draft Zoning Text for Zoning for Quality and Affordability

Land Use Bulletin- City Planning Releases Draft Zoning Text for Zoning for Quality and Affordability

On Monday, August 24, 2015, the Department of City Planning released the draft zoning text for its proposal to facilitate affordable and senior housing […] more→

NYC Land Use Bulletin- NYC Announces Proposal for Mandatory Inclusionary Housing

NYC Land Use Bulletin- NYC Announces Proposal for Mandatory Inclusionary Housing

This week, the New York City Department of City Planning released an overview of its proposal for Mandatory Inclusionary Housing, a key component in […] more→

NYC Land Use Bulletin- Major Changes Enacted to 421-a Tax Exemption Program

NYC Land Use Bulletin- Major Changes Enacted to 421-a Tax Exemption Program

On June 25, 2015, the New York State Legislature extended and enacted significant changes to the 421-a partial tax exemption program, which affects residential […] more→