Tidings of Triumph: Cheers for the rezoning win By Gregg McQueen The din on Dyckman was real. Christmas came early this year for Inwood residents who oppose the city’s attempt to rezone their neighborhood. Word came on December 19 that Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Verna Saunders had struck down the de Blasio administration’s Inwood rezoning […]
Join us! Tuesday August 13, 1 PM at Foley Square – Rally and Press Conference against Inwood & NYC Rezonings: following oral arguments in New York State Supreme Court in our lawsuit against the City of New York for the Inwood Rezoning. Let us know you’ll be there: bit.ly/RallyAug13
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(Español Abajo.) Miércoles, 5 de junio. Inwood Forum con el Representante de los Estados Unidos Espaillat: en detener la rezonificación para defender nuestros hogares y negocios.
Thank you to everyone who attended Inwood Legal Action’s Saturday May 4 Film & Panel Benefit, “The Fight for Inwood” at Good Shepherd School Auditorium. We had a full house, with close to 250 people who joined us. We shared excellent food & drink, saw the acclaimed documentary “My Brooklyn”, and heard the panel of […]
By Philip T. Simpson, Esq. – Inwood Legal Action Litigation Committee On Friday April 12, Inwood Legal Action’s attorney Michael Sussman filed our written Reply to City Hall’s Response to our Article 78 lawsuit against the Inwood Rezoning, suing New York City for not looking at important impacts of the rezoning. Here is a link […]
“The City has responded to our Article 78 Lawsuit by asking the court to deny our Petition, claiming our neighborhood was adequately consulted in the rezoning process. We know this to be completely false: according to emails obtained by Gothamist (see article here) developers had the ear of the City while concerns raised by residents were […]
On December 10, 2018 our legal team submitted a complaint to the City arguing they had not studied the impact of Inwood upzoning on racial and ethnic minorities, the impact of the upzoning on minority and women-owned businesses, or its effect on tenants currently paying preferential rents. The City promised affordable housing as part of its […]