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NYCHA's plans to lease land in public housing complexes to private developers has caused a huge fight between the authority and the tenants. The tenants fear losing light and air to new, market-rate high rises, and they believe that NYCHA will move forward with the plans regardless of public input, which has called for a full ULURP and more detailed examination of the plan. While that's unlikely, opponents will probably get a small reprieve. The RFP was supposed to be issued at the end of April, but the release will likely be pushed back to the end of May. [The Local; previously]