Neighborhoods

A key element of the Housing New York: A Five-Borough, Ten-Year Plan is to foster diverse, livable neighborhoods by identifying opportunities for affordable housing in all five boroughs, implementing a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing Program, and harnessing affordable housing investments to generate quality jobs. 

Bay Street

The Bay Street Corridor @ Downtown Staten Island Neighboorhod Planning Study aims to examine key land use and zoning issues in the neighborhood, but also take a broader, more comprehensive look at current and future community needs to identify a wide range of strategies and investments for the Bay Street Corridor’s growth and vitality. For example, we would look at creating a new mixed-use district on the North Shore of Staten Island to support the borough’s downtown neighborhoods, provide a wider range of retail and services, and expand affordable housing options for a range of income groups, including seniors and young adults within walking distance of the ferry.

East Harlem

The East Harlem Neighborhood Planning Study aims to examine key land use and zoning issues in the neighborhood, but also take a broader, more comprehensive look at current and future community needs to identify a wide range of strategies and investments for East Harlem’s growth and vitality. More specifically, the East Harlem study examines the East Harlem neighborhood located in Manhattan Community District 11, a vibrant community that is the focus of significant investments in health, transit, and streetscape infrastructure.

East New York

The East New York Neighborhood Plan is a comprehensive neighborhood plan to promote affordable housing preservation and development, encourage economic development, create pedestrian-friendly streets, and invest in community resources to support the long-term growth and sustainability of East New York, Cypress Hills and Ocean Hill. The Plan was developed through a robust community planning process, through close collaboration with residents, stakeholders and elected officials.

Inwood

Inwood NYC is a neighborhood planning study that aims to strengthen and build on the community’s considerable assets while identifying new opportunities to support the Mayor’s goals of developing and preserving affordable housing, creating quality jobs, and building a more resilient, livable, and equitable city. To ensure that this effort is comprehensive in scope, NYCEDC is leading a team of City agencies, including the Department of City Planning, the Departments of Housing Preservation & Development, Parks & Recreation, Small Business Services, Transportation, NYC Housing Authority, along with others.

Jerome Avenue

The Jerome Avenue Neighborhood Planning Study aims to take a broad, comprehensive look at current and future community needs to identify a wide range of strategies and investments, including key land use and zoning changes, to support Jerome Avenue’s growth and vitality. This study looks at the two-mile stretch of Jerome Avenue, as well as the surrounding neighborhoods in Community District 4 and 5 in the Bronx.

Long Island City Core

The LIC Core Neighborhood Planning Study aims to examine key land use and zoning issues in the neighborhood, but also take a broader, more comprehensive look at current and future community needs to identify a wide range of strategies and investments for LIC’s growth and vitality.