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New York State Announces Energy Efficiency Upgrade At State Office Building

Smithtown, NY - June 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — New York State Office of General Services (OGS) Commissioner John C. Egan, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) President and Chief Executive Officer Francis J. Murray Jr., New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel, Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin S. Law, and State Senator John Flanagan recently unveiled a new 200-kilowatt fuel cell.

EPA, New York Giants and New York Jets Team Up to Make New Meadowlands...

New York, N.Y. - June 01, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — When the New York Jets and New York Giants kickoff their 2010 seasons, they won’t just have a new stadium to call home, they’ll be playing in one of the greenest venues in sports thanks to a partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). EPA and the New Meadowlands Stadium Company, the stadium’s principal owner, today signed a memorandum of understanding that outlines plans to incorporate environmentally-friendly materials and practices into the construction and operation of New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

Mount Hope Housing Company Announces Grand Opening of Affordable Housing Development Incorporating Green Building...

New York, NY - May 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Mount Hope Housing Company, a nonprofit community development organization and provider of social services in the Mount Hope section of the Bronx, along with the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), the NYC Housing Development Corporation (HDC) and Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. announced today the grand opening of the New Hope Walton Project, a 63-unit environmentally friendly, affordable housing development for low-income residents.

Focus on Helping Financially Struggling Families Improve Energy Awareness

Albany, NY - April 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced today that the Low-Income Forum on Energy (LIFE) will hold a series of meetings across the State to help address the challenges and opportunities facing low-income families as they seek affordable energy in the wake of the downturn in the economy.

N.Y. City Housing Development Corporation Holds Ground-Breaking For New 185-Unit “Green” Mixed-Income Housing Project...

New York, NY - November 18, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) –  The New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) today celebrated a ground-breaking for the Tapestry,...

NYS Affordable Housing Corporation Approves $400,000 Grant to Build “Green” Affordable Homes in Schenectady

NEW YORK, NY - July 23, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The board of the New York State Affordable Housing Corporation (AHC) today approved a...

New and Renovated Homes That “Go Green” Will Be Eligible for Grants

June 22, 2008 - Governor David A. Paterson today announced that the Legislature has agreed to pass one of his signature initiatives – legislation...

First Lady Michelle Paige Paterson Announces Solar Panel Installation At Governor’s Mansion

First Lady Michelle Paige Paterson today unveiled the first installation of solar panels at the Governor’s Mansion, a significant step toward reducing the Mansion’s...

Mayor Bloomberg Celebrates Completion of Largest ‘Green’ Affordable Housing in Harlem

120 New Affordable Apartments in LEED Certified Building on 116th Street Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the completion of the Kalahari, a...

Popular Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

MORE THAN HALF OF BUILDINGS ON THE 2017 AEP LIST HAVE...

New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer announces an update on the progress made to improve conditions at the buildings included on the tenth annual Alternative Enforcement Program (AEP) list.  Since the 2017 AEP list was released in February, 138 buildings have improved conditions and met the criteria for discharge from the program. The AEP list identifies 250 distressed multifamily residential buildings with HPD violations and allows for enhanced enforcement, which includes roof to cellar inspections, fees, and an AEP Order to Correct the underlying conditions of the HPD violations.  These enhanced enforcement tools are used to improve living conditions for each building’s residents

Recent Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Total Household Debt Increases, Driven by Mortgage, Auto and Credit Card...

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York today issued its Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit,which reported that total household debt increased by $114 billion (0.9%) to $12.84 trillion in the second quarter of 2017. There were modest increases in mortgage, auto and credit card debt (increasing by 0.7%, 2% and 2.6% respectively), no change to student loan debt and a modest decline in balances on home equity lines of credit (decreasing by 0.9%).