Chris Walters
Rezoning Technical Assistance Coordinator

Christopher.W@anhd.org

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212-747-1117, ext. 25

Chris Walters is the Rezoning Technical Assistance Coordinator. He provides technical and strategic support to member organizations and their partners organizing around and working on proposed rezonings throughout NYC. Chris received his Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from Hunter College. A resident of Greenpoint, he likes to spend his free-time hanging in the neighborhood or going on “subway adventures” with his two young sons.   

Chris's Blogs

Blog
November 29, 2017
The proposed rezoning of Jerome Avenue takes a step forward with the City Planning Commission hearing taking place today. This hearing comes as community residents continue to express serious concerns that their voices have not been truly heard in the rezoning process or their feedback meaningfully incorporated by the City.
Blog
August 25, 2017
On Wednesday afternoon, at a packed venue, the City Planning Commission (CPC) held their public hearing on the proposed East Harlem rezoning. The CPC hearing comes after both Community Board 11 and Gale Brewer, the Manhattan Borough President, voted no on the proposed rezoning, and the bulk of the testimony heard from the East Harlem community on Wednesday strongly encouraged the CPC to do the same.
Blog
August 22, 2017
Yesterday afternoon the City Planning Commission kicked off the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) for the City’s proposed Jerome Avenue rezoning, beginning the seven-month public review process that will culminate in a binding vote by the City Council.
Blog
June 29, 2017
Last week, ProPublica launched a new tool mapping the number of rent stabilized apartments with preferential rents by zip code, throughout New York City. The results are eye-opening.
Blog
June 6, 2017
East New York and Cypress Hills residents came out this past Saturday for a Community Assembly hosted by the Coalition for Community Advancement, seeking to inform and engage community members one year out from a neighborhood-wide rezoning. The rezoning of East New York – approved in April, 2016 - was the first, and to date only, neighborhood rezoning to pass as part of the de Blasio administration’s Housing New York Plan.

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