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MAYOR DE BLASIO: NYC SETS AFFORDABLE HOUSING RECORD, HIGHEST PRODUCTION SINCE 1989

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that his administration secured 23,284 affordable apartments and homes during Fiscal Year 2016, the second highest production in New York City history and the most since Ed Koch was mayor.

N.Y. POWER AUTHORITY TRUSTEES APPROVE LOW-COST HYDROPOWER FOR NORTHERN NY FIRM

The New York Power Authority Board of Trustees today approved a low-cost hydropower allocation to Roth Industries in Jefferson County that will allow the manufacturer to begin an expansion project at its Watertown facility, creating eight new jobs and $6.7 million in capital investments

OGS ANNOUNCES UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION AND CONSULTING OPPORTUNITIES

RoAnn M. Destito, New York State Office of General Services Commissioner today announced bidding for eleven construction contracts listed below by county. Firms interested in additional information or to acquire bid documents should visit the OGS website

OGS TO AWARD NEW CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS

RoAnn M. Destito, New York State Office of General Services Commissioner today announced that new construction bids have been awarded in the below counties. The awards are described in the listing below. The contracts are expected to be awarded to the apparent low bidders following review and approval by the State Comptroller's Office.

Islip’s Long Island MacArthur Airport Serves 2 Million Passengers Each Year; Aircraft Rescue &...

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that Long Island MacArthur Airport is receiving a $5,880,437 U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant to construct an Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Building.

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $5.8 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR LONG ISLAND MACARTHUR AIRPORT;...

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that Long Island MacArthur Airport is receiving a $5,880,437 U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant to construct an Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Building

JULY 27 WEBCAST ON RFP FOR PURCHASE AND DEVELOPMENT OF 27–ACRE HARRIMAN CAMPUS PARCEL...

A webcast on the request for proposals (RFP) that has been issued by the New York State Office of General Services (OGS) for the purchase and development of 27 acres of prime real estate in the Governor W. Averell Harriman State Office Campus in Albany will be held on Wednesday, July 27 at 11:00 a.m.

County Executive Mike Hein Launches Campaign Promoting Ulster County As Perfect Home For Tech...

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein visited Karina Dresses in uptown Kingston, a business that recently relocated from Brooklyn, to announce the launch of two advertising campaigns by the Ulster County Economic Development Alliance focused on promoting Ulster County as the ideal place to live and develop and grow business in today’s always connected economy.

New York State homes sales up more than 15 percent through the first half...

Driven by a very strong second quarter, home sales were up by 15.4 percent though the first six months of 2016 compared to the first half of 2015, according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS. The statewide median sales price increased by 2.2 percent compared to a year ago at the end of the June

$10.6 Million Long Pond Senior Housing Opens In Town Of Greece

Rochester’s Cornerstone Group, Ltd., New York State Homes and Community Renewal, PathStone Corporation, Community Preservation Corporation, and partners today announced the opening of Long Pond Senior Housing, the first phase of a 120-unit housing development in the Town of Greece that provides 54 one and two-bedroom apartments with support services to help income-eligible and frail seniors remain independent.

NYCEDC And HPD Release RFEI To Develop And Strengthen Lower Concourse North

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), in partnership with the Department of Housing and Preservation (HPD), is releasing a request for expressions of interest (RFEI) for the long-term lease and redevelopment of an approximately 158,000 square foot site along the Harlem River in the South Bronx. The site is currently vacant and represents a unique opportunity to create an iconic gateway for the southwest Bronx, connect residents to the Harlem River waterfront, and support the growth of the Lower Concourse neighborhood. 

HUD AWARDS $5.4 MILLION TO HELP LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS RECEIVE JOB TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT IN...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $5.4 million to help New York families living in public housing and those participating in HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher Program connect with services to further their education, find good jobs, and to set them on a path to self-sufficiency. The award is part of a larger $75 million announcement nationwide. Read more about the local impact of the grants announced today.

OGS ANNOUNCES UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION OPPORTUNITIES

RoAnn M. Destito, New York State Office of General Services Commissioner today announced bidding for nine construction contracts listed below by county

OGS TO AWARD NEW CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS

RoAnn M. Destito, New York State Office of General Services Commissioner today announced that new construction bids have been awarded in the below counties. The awards are described in the listing below. The contracts are expected to be awarded to the apparent low bidders following review and approval by the State Comptroller's Office.

HPD COMMISSIONER BEEN AND HDC PRESIDENT RODNEY ANNOUNCE NEW HOUSING LOTTERY FOR MORE THAN...

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner Vicki Been and New York City Housing Development Corporation President Gary Rodney today announced the opening of the Housing Connect lottery for 151 affordable apartments in the 3160 Park Avenue development. The new building is currently being constructed on once vacant land in the Melrose section of the Bronx at the intersection of Park Avenue and st 161

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein Signs Local Laws To Increase Property Tax Exemptions For...

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein signed into law legislation that he previously proposed to enhance real property tax exemptions available to Ulster County Veterans. Based upon new exemption levels recently adopted by the New York State Legislature, this legislation ensures that Ulster County continues to grant its Veterans the most up-to-date exemptions allowable under New York State Real Property Tax Law.

HPD, NYS HCR, SBH HEALTH SYSTEM, L+M DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS AND HORNIG CAPITAL PARTNERS ANNOUNCE...

HPD Commissioner Vicki Been, New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR), SBH Health System (St. Barnabas Hospital), L+M Development Partners and Hornig Capital Partners today announced plans for a new mixed-use development that will transform medical care in the Bronx by incorporating a range of on-site services aimed at easing health disparities and better supporting high-need populations.

AFFORDABLE SENIOR HOUSING IN WEBSTER NOW LEASING

Conifer is pleased to announce that, in partnership with Volunteers of America Upstate New York (VOAUPNY), a brand new, 60-unit, senior apartment community is now leasing in Webster!

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced new plans to address tenant harassment and...

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner Vicki Been and New York City Housing Development Corporation President Gary Rodney today announced the opening of the Housing Connect lottery for 259 affordable apartments in the Gateway Elton development. The homes are located at 1062 Elton Street and 475 Locke Street in the Spring Creek section of East New York in Brooklyn

A.G. Schneiderman Announces New, Strengthened Team To Spearhead Office’s Tenant Harassment And Housing Enforcement...

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced new plans to address tenant harassment and other housing issues facing New Yorkers. In a move to strengthen legal enforcement efforts, the Attorney General created a new team to enhance and streamline his office’s resources to combat tenant harassment, deceptive lending practices, deed theft, bank fraud, and other housing issues facing constituents.

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MAYOR DE BLASIO: NYC SETS AFFORDABLE HOUSING RECORD, HIGHEST PRODUCTION SINCE...

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that his administration secured 23,284 affordable apartments and homes during Fiscal Year 2016, the second highest production in New York City history and the most since Ed Koch was mayor.