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NEW YORK POWER AUTHORITY FINANCE COMMITTEE AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO MEET SEPTEMBER 27

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) Finance Committee and Board of Trustees will hold regular meetings on Tuesday, September 27th at NYPA’s White Plains administrative office building, 123 Main Street, in the 16th Floor Board Room.  The Finance Committee will meet at 9:00 a.m. followed by the Board of Trustees at approximately 10:00 a.m

HPD AND HDC JOIN BRP COMPANIES TO ANNOUNCE THE PRESERVATION AND CREATION OF...

East New Yorkers celebrated the completion of the rehabilitation of 468 homes and the start of construction on 242 affordable apartments today. BRP Companies is the lead on both of the new construction and the preservation projects which have a combined total of 710 units of affordable housing. In addition to much-needed affordable housing, the new construction project will create 30,000 square feet of community and retail space to enrich the East New York Community. All work is being completed through a partnership with the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC)

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Arrests Of Husband And Wife Fugitives In Syracuse Mortgage Fraud Case

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced today the arrests of Alexander March, 34, and his wife Sima March, 35, for their roles in an alleged residential mortgage fraud scheme. Both Marches were indicted in May 2011 on charges of Grand Larceny in the Third Degree and Scheme to Defraud in the First Degree, but fled to Canada before they could be arrested. After years of extradition proceedings, the Marches surrendered to New York State authorities yesterday at the Canadian border and were arraigned in Onondaga County Court

Rep. Rice to Host Mortgage Modification Fair

U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice is hosting a Mortgage Modification Fair on Saturday, September 24th from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in cooperation with Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano's office. Homeowners who are struggling to make mortgage payments will have opportunities to attend lectures and seminars on financial best practices by homeownership and mortgage modification specialists, and meet directly with attorneys, counselors, support groups and lenders in the exhibit zone on the lower level of the museum in order to learn how to make homeownership more affordable and avoid foreclosure.

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT WITH STATE LEGISLATIVE LEADERS TO MAKE EMERGENCY GRANTS AVAILABLE TO...

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced an agreement to help small businesses, homeowners and renters access state funds for uninsured losses and physical damage they have incurred as a result of the Chelsea explosion

NYS Tax Department and NYSERDA Highlight Valuable Tax Credits for Environmentally-Conscious Homeowners during Climate...

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, along with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today highlighted the multiple tax credits available for “going green” by conserving energy and reducing carbon emissions during Climate Week NYC, which runs September 19-25.

ENGEL RECEIVES NATIONAL HOME INFUSION ASSOCIATION’S CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD

Congressman Eliot Engel, the lead House sponsor of the Medicare Home Infusion Site of Care Act (H.R. 605), received the National Home Infusion Association’s Congressional Leadership Award yesterday in recognition of his work to support patients who rely on infusion therapy.

NYPA TO HOLD EMERGENCY DRILL WEDNESDAY AT NIAGARA POWER PROJECT

The New York Power Authority will host on Wednesday a first responders training at the Niagara Power Project. NYPA security and staff will work with the Niagara County Sheriff’s Department Emergency Response Team on this exercise, which will run from 5-10 p.m. and involve deputies in full tactical gear and SWAT vehicles
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SBH Health System, L+M Development Partners and Hornig Capital Partners Break Ground on New...

SBH Health System (St. Barnabas Hospital), L+M Development Partners and Hornig Capital Partners joined New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR), New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), and Wells Fargo today to break ground on a new $156 million, mixed-use development on the SBH Health System campus that incorporates affordable housing with a range of on-site services aimed at easing health disparities and promoting wellness in the Bronx.

SBH HEALTH SYSTEM, L+M DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS AND HORNIG CAPITAL PARTNERS BREAK GROUND ON NEW...

SBH Health System (St. Barnabas Hospital), L+M Development Partners and Hornig Capital Partners joined New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR), New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), and Wells Fargo today to break ground on a new $156 million, mixed-use development on the SBH Health System campus that incorporates affordable housing with a range of on-site services aimed at easing health disparities and promoting wellness in the Bronx

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $3.8 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 $3,874,557 U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant to construct an Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Building. Earlier this year, the Senators announced $5,880,437 for the Firefighting Building.

The Supportive Housing Network of NY Applauds Governor Cuomo for advancing MOU

Governor Cuomo directed the New York State Division of the Budget to execute a memorandum of understanding to release approximately $2 billion in funding for the creation of more than 100,000 units of affordable and supportive housing over the next five years, including 6,000 units of supportive housing. Here is his announcement

DEC Orders $700,000 Penalty for Illegal Mining and Solid Waste Violations at Furrows Road...

A lengthy investigation into illegal sand mining and solid waste dumping at a property in Holtsville, town of Islip, has resulted in a $700,000 fine and an order to clean up the site, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today

Governor Cuomo Announces Grand Opening of $14.4 Million Affordable Housing Development in Ontario County

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the grand opening of the $14.4 million Trolley Station Apartments in Canandaigua, Ontario County. The 48-unit supportive housing development, operated by DePaul Community Services, offers residential based services for low-income individuals and residents with behavioral health issues

Senator Klein, NYCHA Chair Olatoye delivered hundreds of refrigerators to Sack Wern Houses tenants

State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) and NYCHA Chair and CEO Shola Olatoye, Assemblyman Marcos Crespo (D-Bronx), and Councilwoman Annabel Palma (D-Bronx) joined tenants of the Sack Wern Houses to announce the delivery of hundreds of new refrigerators today
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HEMPSTEAD INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY APPROVES BENEFITS FOR GARDEN CITY BUILDING FOR STARTUP BUSINESSES

Hempstead Town Supervisor Anthony J. Santino announced that the town’s Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has approved a package of economic benefits that will allow a Queens-based developer to buy and renovate a vacant Garden City office building and then lease space to startup businesses

BROOKHAVEN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY APPROVES INCENTIVES FOR MOVE OF 2 RONKONKOMA BUSINESSES

Frederick C. Braun III, chairman of the Town of Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency (IDA), announced that the agency has closed on an economic assistance package that will allow two Ronkonkoma businesses to relocate to a 25,000 square foot building in Yaphank

Governor Cuomo Directs New York State Division of Budget to Sign $2 Billion Homelessness...

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed Robert Mujica, Director of the New York State Division of the Budget, to execute a memorandum of understanding to release $2 billion in funding to advance the creation of more than 100,000 units of affordable and supportive housing over the next five years. The executed agreement is now before the New York State Senate and Assembly for action.

HUD AWARDS MORE THAN $56 MILLION FOR HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN 77...

the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $56.5 million to 77 Native American communities throughout the country to improve housing conditions and stimulate community development for residents, including funding construction projects and local jobs. The grants are part of HUD’s Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program, which supports a wide range of community development and affordable housing activities. See a list of award winners below, and read individual project summaries here.

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE OVER $119,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR RANDALL AIRPORT IN ORANGE COUNTY

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $119,230 in federal funding for infrastructure projects at the Randall Airport operated by the Aerodrome Development Corporation. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Program. The Randall Airport will use the funding to purchase .247 acres of land needed for future airport development, and to rehabilitate over 8,700 square yards of the existing apron to maintain the structural integrity of the pavement

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NEW YORK POWER AUTHORITY FINANCE COMMITTEE AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO...

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) Finance Committee and Board of Trustees will hold regular meetings on Tuesday, September 27th at NYPA’s White Plains administrative office building, 123 Main Street, in the 16th Floor Board Room.  The Finance Committee will meet at 9:00 a.m. followed by the Board of Trustees at approximately 10:00 a.m

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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. Keller Fishback