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As the City of New York negotiates the housing budget amidst an unprecedented homelessness crisis, homeless activists from the House Our Future NY campaign interrupted a budget hearing held by the City Council’s Housing and Buildings Committee. Led by Nathylin Flowers Adesegun–the homeless 73-year old
New York State Office of General Services (OGS) Commissioner RoAnn M. Destito today announced a public auction for approximately 50 acres of state-owned farmland on State Farm Road in the town of Kinderhook, Columbia County will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 9. Complete details, including photos, legal and reference documents, and auction requirements can be found online at www.nysstore.com by clicking on “Real Estate Auctions.”
The New York Department of State will hold a public meeting on Thursday, September 28, 2017, at 1:00 p.m., regarding the real estate appraisal profession. The meeting will take place at the following locations: 99 Washington Avenue, Albany; 65 Court Street, Buffalo; and, 123 William Street, New York City. The public has the right to attend the meeting at any of these locations
Extensive rehabilitation and preservation of 1380 University is financed under HDC’s LAMP preservation program, leveraging City subsidy with tax-exempt bond proceeds and LIHTC equity Located in the Highbridge section of the Bronx, residents of this hundred percent affordable housing development will benefit from long-term affordability for at least an additional 30 years
Empire State Development Signs Final Financial Agreement with Related Companies, Vornado Realty LP, and Skanska USA Allowing Major Construction to Begin Construction Moves Forward on...
NYC Schoolchildren Deliver Signed Postcards Asking Mayor de Blasio to Place More Homeless Families...
A group of Brooklyn fourth graders from Kids for a Better Future (KBF) joined by the Coalition for the Homeless, homeless advocates and elected officials delivered at a press conference today signed postcards to Mayor de Blasio asking him to increase NYCHA housing for homeless families. Twenty-three thousand children go to sleep in shelters each night, and the children hope to persuade Mayor de Blasio to double the number of families placed in NYCHA housing each year to 3,000.
New York - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today reminded property owners—homeowners and businesses—that now is the time...
The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® Charitable Foundation Awards $13,500 in 2017 Spring Housing and...
The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® Charitable Foundation recently announced the 2017 recipients of its spring Housing and Homeless Assistance Grants. The following 17 charities were nominated by local Realtor® Associations and then selected to receive a share of $13,500 in grants based on their initiatives to provide affordable housing, shelter and other emergency care services within Massachusetts
New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer today announced the issuance of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) that seeks experienced non-profit and for-profit organizations to rehabilitate and manage occupied or vacant buildings. This RFQ is a part of the City’s larger effort to transfer ownership of city-owned and foreclosed properties back into the private sector and make more safe and affordable housing opportunities available for New Yorkers
New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer and New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) President Eric Enderlin join Omni New York, Bank of America and other project partners to announce the completion of 655 Morris Avenue, a new construction affordable housing development in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx.
Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), Chair of the House Republican Policy Committee’s Millennial Task Force, released a report of her committee’s findings during the 114th Congress titled, “Millennials & the GOP: Rebuilding Trust with an Untapped Electorate.”
The New York State Council on the Arts will be holding a Council Meeting February 16 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the NYSCA offices, 300 Park South, 10th Fl, New York, NY. The purpose of the meeting will be for the Council to vote on FY17 appeals, to review nominations for Panelists to evaluate FY18 grant applications, and to review grantees who have been awarded multi-year support and are scheduled to receive funding in FY18
Mayor Bill de Blasio today held public hearings for, and signed, ten pieces of legislation into law, including a package of three green buildings bills – Intros. 1163-A, 1160 and 1165, in relation to energy and water benchmarking, lighting retrofitting and sub-metering requirements for mid-size buildings.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano was joined today by Nassau County Fire Marshals and representatives from the Nassau County Firefighters Museum, Kidde and McDonalds as he proclaimed October Fire Prevention Month. County Executive Mangano urges residents to take simple steps to protect their families from fires and other emergencies
HPD, ENTERPRISE COMMUNITY LOAN FUND, AND ASIAN AMERICANS FOR EQUALITY ANNOUNCE $2.2 MILLION SUSTAINABLE...
The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), Enterprise Community Loan Fund, Inc. (ECLF), and Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE) today announced a deal to upgrade and preserve the affordability of 81 Madison Street, a 20-unit apartment building in Chinatown. The rehabilitation will include energy efficient features made possible by one of the first loans through HPD’s new Green Housing Preservation Program
The New York Department of State will hold a public hearing and meeting on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 10:30 a.m., regarding the profession of real estate salespersons and brokers. The meeting will take place at the following locations: 99 Washington Avenue, Albany; 65 Court Street, Buffalo; and 123 William Street, New York City. The public has the right to attend the meeting at any of these locations.
Members of 32BJ SEIU, the nation’s largest property services union, have voted to endorse State Representative Terry Adams in Stamford for the Democratic Primary on August 9 — a vote they will support with volunteer canvassing work through next Tuesday’s primary.
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
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.
Many of the state’s homeless shelters outside New York City are in substandard condition with numerous health and safety issues that need to be addressed immediately, according to a report on homelessness released today by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. DiNapoli called on state and local officials to improve coordination and respond quickly to improve homeless shelter conditions.
Partnership Elects New Board Members, Presents Awards to New York City Dept. of Small Business Services, Honors Security Efforts, Unveils Video Focusing on Neighborhood Transformation
A report released today documents how borrowers with limited English proficiency (LEP) face a heightened vulnerability to fraud and predatory practices when navigating the financial system.
The New York Department of State will host a public meeting of the New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Department offices at 99 Washington Avenue in Albany, 123 William Street in New York City and 65 Court Street in Buffalo. The Meeting will be held via videoconference at all locations. The public has the right to attend the meeting at any of the locations
U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Administrator Denise Turner Roth and Congressman Gregory W. Meeks outlined how the President’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget request for GSA invests in federal infrastructure, including an $8.5 million request for a repair and alteration project for the modernization of the Joseph P. Addabbo Federal Office Building. The proposed project builds on the agency’s commitment to be an economic catalyst and stimulate job growth in communities across the nation.
As Contract Expiration Date Looms, New York Security Officers March for Good Jobs and Benefits. With the contract deadline fast approaching on April 30, hundreds of security officers—members of 32BJ SEIU—marched through downtown Manhattan Monday, April 4 at 4 pm to demand a fair contract.