All items tagged 'organizing'

Community-Initiated Rezoning Applications

Residents and community organizations of Two Bridges in the Lower East Side are successfully resisting massive new luxury development in the historically low income community, while simultaneously imagining–and enacting–their own vision for their neighborhood. With the support of the Neighborhoods

Enforcing Land Use Law

TakeRoot’s Equitable Neighborhoods team takes on matters where organizing groups are enforcing zoning and environmental laws. Here are some of our cases: TUFF-LES, GOLES, CAAAV, LEOTA & LaGuardia Tenants v. NYC City Planning Commission, L+M Development, Starrett Corporation & JDS