Land Use Bulletin 5.21.15 – Department of City Planning Releases Updates to Zoning Text Amendments



On Friday, May 15, 2015 Carl Weisbrod, Director of the New York City Department of City Planning provided important updates on their proposed zoning text amendments to facilitate affordable housing and quality residential developments.  First released in February 2015, the proposals will facilitate senior housing, reduce the cost of affordable and senior housing through parking reductions, and modify building envelope and other zoning rules to better accommodate quality design and inclusionary and senior housing.

Learn more about these proposals by reading Capalino’s Land Use Bulletin 2.24.15

In his letter, Carl Weisbrod made a number of important points. Here’s what you need to know:

Read Carl Weisbroad’s Letter to Community Boards and Elected Officials. 

Where can I get more information? Richard-Barth

Please contact Richard Barth, Senior Advisor for Land Use and Housing Strategies, at 212-616-5845 or with any questions about the proposals and implications and opportunities for your site or development.

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