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Since being formally established in 2016 in response to an increase in local luxury residential development, MHCC has worked diligently to include diverse perspectives in refining our understanding of local issues and developing neighborhood-focused campaigns. The vast majority of our work is carried out by volunteers and we are grateful for their engagement and commitment. Our organization is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit and has ongoing … Continue reading Please support our efforts through a donation

What’s Going on with Rezoning in Morningside Heights?

MHCC Hosted a Town Hall Meeting to update neighbors on recent local developments and progress, with a primary focus on describing the recent Planning Study for the Rezoning of Morningside Heights. Through presentations by local advocates and officials, a good level of understanding of the Rezoning process and the contents of this plan emerged. The conversation afterward was also informative. A variety of views were … Continue reading What’s Going on with Rezoning in Morningside Heights?

Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, 6/3 at 6:30pm: Morningside Heights Rezoning and Discussion of Recent Planning Study

The Morningside Heights Planning Study is the product of a collaboration between the Manhattan Borough President, Speaker Corey Johnson, Council Member Mark Levine, Community Board 9, and the Morningside Heights Community Coalition to address housing needs and preserve the character of Morningside Heights. The years of advocacy by the Morningside Heights Community Coalition, Community Board 9, local elected officials, and residents show the success of … Continue reading Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, 6/3 at 6:30pm: Morningside Heights Rezoning and Discussion of Recent Planning Study

Columbia’s Golden Opportunity to Meaningfully Address our Shared Community’s Affordable Housing Crisis

We’re calling it the Win-Win of 2021. In a nutshell, this is a cost-free, once-in-a-lifetime chance for the largest landlord in Morningside Heights to help preserve our community’s diversity. The concept simultaneously offers opportunities to address decades of misunderstanding and mistrust in our neighborhood. The Morningside Heights Community Coalition joins Manhattan Community Board 9 and our local and state elected officials in proposing that Columbia … Continue reading Columbia’s Golden Opportunity to Meaningfully Address our Shared Community’s Affordable Housing Crisis