NEW: Please click here for a Spring 2023 Update on Morningside Heights Rezoning. Our efforts continue and we are committed to sharing information on this proposed approach to protecting the stability and diversity of our neighborhood.

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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