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New York State REALTORS® team up with Suffolk County Habitat for Humanity

As part of its ongoing efforts to foster homeownership opportunities and community involvement throughout the state, the New York State Association of REALTORS® is partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk County to build a home for a deserving family

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Order Requiring Contractor Who Defrauded Homeowners To Pay Over $41K In...

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that on August 12, 2016 an order was issued by Dutchess County Supreme Court Judge Peter Forman requiring home improvement contractor Daniel McInerney, doing business as D Mac Design & Development LLC., to pay $41,412.16 in restitution to four homeowners who were victims of his home improvement fraud, $15,000 in penalties and $2,000 in costs to the New York State Attorney General’s Office. In many cases, consumers paid McInerney thousands of dollars only to have him disappear with their money without providing any of the contracted services

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $313,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR DUTCHESS COUNTY AIRPORT

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $313,200 in federal funding for infrastructure projects at Dutchess County Airport. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Program. The Dutchess County Airport will use the funding to begin two phase one design projects. Specifically, the airport will design the replacement of a 3,675 square foot snow removal equipment building and the replacement of a 6,725 square foot aircraft rescue and firefighting building to assist the airport in meeting safety requirements of 14 CFR Part 139 and protect ARFF equipment from adverse weather conditions.

Faith, Labor, Social Service Agency and Political Leaders Announce Program to Increase Diversity in...

Congressman Brian Higgins will join with the Niagara Organizing Alliance for Hope (NOAH), Laborers’ Local 91, Iron Workers’ Local 9, Catholic Charities of Buffalo and the City of Niagara Falls at 12:45 pm on Friday, August 19th to announce an innovative Pre-Apprenticeship Program. The announcement will occur at the Laborer’s Local 91 Union Hall, located at 4500 Witmer Industrial Estates Road in Niagara Falls.

New York State housing market strong in July as median selling price continues to...

With 11,736 closed home sales across the Empire state in July, the housing market remained strong despite lagging behind the July 2015 total, according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS®. The statewide median sales price increased by 8.1 percent compared July 2015.

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Guilty Plea Of Nurse Aide Who Struck And Shoved Nursing Home...

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that Samantha Grover, 36, a Certified Nurse Aide, pled guilty in Onondaga County Court before the Honorable Anthony F. Aloi to Endangering the Welfare of an Incompetent or Physically Disabled Person in the First Degree

Senator Hoylman Statement on Proposed Demolition of Landmark-Eligible East Village Apartment Buildings

"This is an increasingly common story that goes to the heart of the on-going fight across Manhattan to preserve historic buildings, not only for the sake of neighborhood character, but also because they often contain affordable, rent-regulated units."

Maloney Announces Over $300,000 FAA Investment in Dutchess County Airport

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney, member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced that he has secured a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) investment of over $300,000 for Dutchess County Airport. This federal investment of $313,200 will be used to replace an Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) building and a snow removal building. Both structures protect critical safety equipment from adverse weather conditions, and allow the airport to comply with federal aviation safety requirements.

A.G. Schneiderman Announces $4 Million Pilot Program To Help Everyday New Yorkers Transform Nearby...

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a new pilot program that will provide New York State land banks with $4 million in subsidies for everyday New Yorkers to take over individual, abandoned properties in their neighborhood – at little or no cost – and rehabilitate them into affordable rental housing. Created with affordable housing and community development nonprofit Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise), the program requires the new housing units to remain affordable for at least 20 years

N.Y. POWER AUTHORITY PARTNERS WITH FAIRPORT TO CREATE STATE’S LARGEST MUNICIPAL UTILITY ELECTRIC VEHICLE...

The New York Power Authority today announced it has expanded its program to help municipal utilities green their vehicle fleets after Fairport Electric bought a plug-in hybrid bucket truck and passenger vehicle

Mayor Dyster, Congressman Higgins Break Ground On Hyde Park Playground

Mayor Paul Dyster joined Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development representatives, city officials and community members to break ground on a new playground at Hyde Park. The project will replace an outdated, existing facility and will be relocated within Hyde Park, off of Robbins Drive, in proximity to the Robbins Drive parking lot. Consistent with Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles, the playground is centrally located, in order to be easily accessible to all Niagara Falls residents

Rep. Meeks, Local Elected Officials Announce Roadmap for Action & $91 Million for Downtown...

This morning, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05), elected officials, and several of New York City’s Commissioners announced Roadmap for Action, a plan to revitalize Downtown Far Rockaway. In addition to providing $91 million to revitalize Downtown Far Rockaway—the most significant investment in the Rockaways in decades—the Roadmap for Action updates zoning, encourages mixed-income housing, improves transportation infrastructure, and connects small businesses to local jobs. Regarding this announcement, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks issued the following statement

NYCEDC, Council Member Richards, Local Elected Officials And City Commissioners Announce Roadmap For Action...

NYCEDC President Maria Torres-Springer, Council Member Donovan Richards, other local elected officials, City Planning Commission (DCP) Chairman Carl Weisbrod and Department of Housing and Preservation (HPD) Commissioner Vicki Been today announced the Roadmap for Action, an expansive, interagency plan to reestablish Downtown Far Rockaway as the commercial hub of the Rockaway peninsula.

Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of $9.2 Million Energy Efficiency Project at Purchase College

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of a New York Power Authority $9.2 million energy efficiency project that will save SUNY Purchase College about $400,000 in annual energy costs. The completion of this project advances the Governor’s Reforming the Energy Vision strategy and recently enacted Clean Energy Standard, a nation-leading mandate to supply 50 percent of New York’s electricity from renewable energy resources by 2030

Brewer forces Council review of Chelsea development missing affordable housing

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer invoked the little-used "triple no" provision of the City Charter to force a City Council vote on a controversial special permit application for a development project at 42 West 18th Street in Chelsea. Immediately following the City Planning Commission's narrow approval of the application at a meeting this morning, Brewer sent a formal letter of objection to Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and City Planning Commission Chairman Carl Weisbrod.

Mangano: Authors Of New Book About The Cedarmere Estate Speaking Sept. 18th

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Friends of Cedarmere are sponsoring an illustrated talk and book signing by the authors of William Cullen Bryant's Cedarmere Estate at Cedarmere, 225 Bryant Avenue, Roslyn Harbor, NY at 3:00 p.m

Speaker Carl Heastie: Assembly’s Comprehensive Housing Plan Addresses Diverse Needs

The New York State Assembly is often referred to as the "People's House" - and for good reason. Every day, we work to ensure that New York families have access to the things that they need most: a living wage, a quality education and housing that offers security and stability.

Funds Will Be Used To Support Case Management Services For Elderly Residents

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $246,000 in federal funds to the Ithaca Housing Authority (IHA), located in Tompkins County. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency (ROSS) program. The funds will be used to help ensure the highest quality of life possible for 250 elderly residents in the town of Ithaca who are reliant on the IHA for their housing needs.

Stefanik Tours Jericho Rise Wind Farm

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) visited Jericho Rise Wind Farm yesterday, a new site being constructed to bring renewable energy to the towns of Bellmont and Chateaugay. Congresswoman Stefanik’s office assisted in the permitting process for this wind farm with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $245K IN FEDERAL HOUSING & URBAN DEVELOPMENT FUNDING FOR...

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $246,000 in federal funds to the Ithaca Housing Authority (IHA), located in Tompkins County. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency (ROSS) program. The funds will be used to help ensure the highest quality of life possible for 250 elderly residents in the town of Ithaca who are reliant on the IHA for their housing needs

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New York State REALTORS® team up with Suffolk County Habitat for...

As part of its ongoing efforts to foster homeownership opportunities and community involvement throughout the state, the New York State Association of REALTORS® is partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk County to build a home for a deserving family