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East Harlem Community Members Emphatically Reject Rezoning Plan

East Harlem community members emphatically reject rezoning plan

By Karla Reyes Jun 21, 2017 East Harlem community members and activists stormed the stage four hours into Manhattan Community Board 11’s meeting last night discussing a major rezoning proposal. Instead of a straight “no” vote, the board voted against rezoning on the condition that certain stipulations be met such as increasing the “affordable” housing…

Help Us Save East Harlem! Tell CB 11 to Just Say No to Up-Zoning!

Help Us Save East Harlem! Tell CB 11 to Just Say No to Up-Zoning!

We are calling on all past and present residents of El Barrio and our housing allies to join us in objecting to Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s plan to gentrify our community. Up-zoning to allow 30-35 story market-rate buildings with only a handful of “affordable” apartments (that are NOT affordable to low-income residents)…

Dumbing-Down East Harlem: A Forked-Tongue Approach to Rezoning

We’ve been waiting patiently to speak out about the city’s plan to Up-zone East Harlem, but we can’t because they haven’t actually presented one. Here’s what we’ve learned so far. Almost $500,000 has been spent on the so-called “East Harlem Neighborhood Plan” initiative, yet community residents have mostly been surveyed about city services, quality of…

Classified Notices – Housing

NYCHA/Infill Developments

East Harlem Affordable Housing Agencies Application Policy/Instructions 1199 Plaza/East River Landing Co-Operative Housing c/o Marion Scott Real Estate, Inc. 2120 First Avenue New York, NY 10029 Tel: (212) 534-8503 Fax: (212) 534-6263 East River North Renewal HDFC, Inc. 426-434 East 118th Street, Suite 1E New York, NY 10035 Tel: (212) 427-8716 Fax: (917) 492-7750 El Barrio Operation Fight Back 413…

Former Public School 109 To Be Developed as Affordable Housing for Artists

The City Properties Committee of Community Board 11 was the scene of another heated debate on Monday, October 17 as board members and residents deliberated the merits of a plan by El Barrio’s Operation Fightback to develop an artists’ residence through a partnership with ArtSpace Projects, Inc.—a Minneapolis-based real estate firm specializing in housing for…