New: Online meeting to discuss Columbia’s plans to place an undergraduate dormitory on W112th Street, between Broadway and Riverside Drive. Many neighbors have expressed their deep reservations about this plan and we call on Columbia to engage on a dialogue on alternate uses for the site, including affordable units for neighbors not affiliated with the University. What are your thoughts? Please register here to attend this important meeting.

NEW: Please read our JUST Housing Committee’s Report and Proposal to the Columbia University Community at Large. This document calls on Columbia to preserve the rent-regulated status of apartments owned by the University in Morningside Heights, mirroring New York State laws from which the institution is exempt. It also proposes that Columbia include affordable units in future housing developments. This is an opportunity for Columbia to make a real impact in improving our shared neighborhood and reinforcing its diversity.

The Morningside Heights Community Coalition (MHCC) is a committed group of local residents and other community stakeholders who advocate strongly for limiting real estate over-development in Morningside Heights, expanding local affordable housing, and preserving the unique and diverse character and quality of life of our neighborhood.

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MHCC maintains open lines of communication with our community members, engages with local government officials and other leaders, and organizes events for the protection and improvement of our neighborhood. 

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