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East Harlem Preservation, EHP

Legal Aid Society Files Lawsuit Challenging East Harlem Rezoning

The Legal Aid Society filed a lawsuit today in New York County Supreme Court contesting the East Harlem rezoning, which was recently approved by the New York City Council late last year. The lawsuit challenges the City’s analysis of the rezoning potential to displace rent stabilized residents in the neighborhood. The East Harlem rezoning is…

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…