Brooklyn

Building Community Capacity to Shape NYC’s Housing Plan: East New York

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Working with a collaborative of four other technical assistance providers - Hester Street Collaborative, the Community Development Project at Urban Justice Center, Association for Neighborhood Housing Development, Center for Urban Pedagogy -Pratt Center provides planning, mapping, policy analysis, and advocacy assistance to communities targeted for rezoning as part of the goals set out in Housing New York, Mayor de Blasio’s affordable housing plan. We equip communities to understand the scope and impact of proposals for their neighborhoods and engage them to define community priorities around housing affordability and density, jobs, infrastructure, public services, environmental quality, and more. Informed by findings from the community planning process, we support our community partners’ advocacy with the Administration to realize goals for a holistic neighborhood plan and to secure commitments that will shape neighborhood development as rezonings move forward.
Pratt Center equips communities to understand the scope and impact of proposals for their neighborhoods and engage them to define community priorities around housing affordability and density, jobs, infrastructure, public services, environmental quality, and more.
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East New York is the first neighborhood to be rezoned as part of Mayor de Blasio’s citywide Housing New York plan, whose goal is to create or preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing. Since early 2015, Pratt...

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Active
Who's Working on this Project?: 
Paula Crespo
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