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?
MHCC recently conducted a poll of candidates for City Council District 7. Seven candidates replied. Here are their views on two of the most pressing issues in our community, as defined through our surveys, town hall meetings, and anecdotal evidence: Affordable Housing and Rezoning. Continue reading City Council District 7 Candidates Poll
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
This month’s issue offers a brief report on MHCC’s first-quarter 2021 activities. We are making meaningful progress on various fronts. Read all about it here. Continue reading The Morningsider, April 2021
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