Housing & Development

Housing & Development

Fast Actions Saves More than 1,100 Units of Affordable Housing

Albany, NY - January 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – The New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) was the first housing agency in the nation to address financing gaps and other problems caused by the economic downturn. As a result the agency preserved 15 threatened developments, saving 1,132 units of affordable housing

Federal Home Loan Bank Of New York Backs $142 Million In Nyc Housing Development...

NEW YORK, N.Y. - January 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York(FHLB-NY) has purchased $140 million in taxable bonds issued by the New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) to support the development and preservation of thousands of units of affordable housing in New York City.

DHCR Announces Community Planning Grants to Support Local Planning Efforts

Albany, NY - January 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Deborah VanAmerongen, commissioner of the state Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) announced nearly $500,000 in Community Planning grants to 23 municipalities in 19 counties around Upstate New York.

DHCR’s Office of Community Renewal Announces Funding Available for 2009 NYS Community Development Block...

Albany, NY - January 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – DHCR's Office of Community Renewal (OCR) announces the availability of approximately $40 million in NYS Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for the 2009 Annual Competitive Round Program and the Open Round Economic Development Programs, and approximately $5 million in ...

Statement by Mayor Bloomberg on Start of the Public Approval Process for Coney Island...

Department of City Planning Will Tomorrow Initiate the Seven-Month Uniform Land Use Review Procedure for Revitalization of Coney Island Plans Will Be Reviewed in a Series of Public Hearings and Will Go Before the Local Community Boards, the Borough President, the City Planning Commission and the City Council

NYS Housing Finance Agency Issues RFP for Sale of Howard Park Unit in Queens...

NEW YORK - January 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – The New York State Housing Finance Agency (HFA) today issued a Request for Proposals for developers interested in purchasing the site of the Howard Park Unit in the Howard Beach section of Queens for the development of 100 affordable housing units for low-income senior citizens

Enterprise Commends President-Elect Obama for Selection of Shaun Donovan to Lead U.S. Department of...

Columbia, MD - December 16, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. applauds President-Elect Barack Obama for selecting Shaun Donovan to lead the U.S....

Housing Development Corp. Issues $228,000,000 in Bonds

NEW YORK, NY - December 10, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – Today, The New York City Housing Development Corporation (“HDC”) issued $228,000,000 of tax-exempt and taxable...

NYC Economic Development Corporation Reaches Acquisition Agreement with Tully Construction Inc at Willets Point

New York City, November 13, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced that it has signed a property acquisition agreement...

Financing to Create and Preserve 270 Affordable Housing Units in Westchester County

NEW YORK, NY - December 3, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – The board of the New York State Housing Finance Agency (HFA) approved $51.2 million...

Stimulus Package Would Produce an Estimated $3 Billion in Economic Benefits and Over 3,500...

New York, NY - November 20, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), the nation’s largest public housing agency, today urged...

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 $950,000 Grant to Renovate 50 Affordable Homes in Rochester

NEW YORK - November 5, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – The board of the New York State Affordable Housing Corporation (AHC) today approved a $950,000 grant to the...

NYS Housing Finance Agency Approves $10 Million in Financing to Renovate 111 Affordable Housing...

NEW YORK - November 14, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – The board of the New York State Housing Finance Agency (HFA) today approved $10 million in financing...

NYS Housing Finance Agency and Affordable Housing Corporation Approve Nearly $14.5 Million in Financing...

NEW YORK - November 14, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – New York State approved nearly $14.5 million in financing today to preserve 280 units of affordable housing...

Diversity Works’ Unique Model Combines Permanent Supportive Housing and Family Preservation Services

New York, NY- November 14, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced the opening of Diversity Works, a supportive housing development for...

NYC Economic Development Corporation Reaches Agreements With Two Landowners to Acquire Seven Willets Point...

New York City - November 9, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) –  New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced that it has signed seven property acquisition...

Hdc Announces Issuance Of $88,000,000 Bond Issuance For Two Bronx Developments

NEW YORK, NY - November 6, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) –  The New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) today announced it has approved the issuance...

NYC Economic Development Corporation Reaches Agreements with Two Property Owners for Acquisition of Land...

New York City - November 3, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced that it has reached negotiated property acquisition...

New York City Announces Development Teams to Build Affordable Housing on NYCHA Properties in...

Over 1,000 units will target low- and moderate-income New Yorkers in four separate sites. NYCHA will receive an estimated $29 million in revenue to...

Fifth Avenue Committee Breaks Ground on Affordable Supportive Housing Development in Park Slope

New York, NY - October 23, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) —  Fifth Avenue Committee (FAC) was joined by the City’s Department of Housing Preservation &...

NYC Economic Development Corporation Reaches Negotiated Property Acquisitions and a Relocation Agreement With Willets...

New York City, October 18, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) —  New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced that it has signed two property acquisition...

NYS Housing Finance Agency Approves $6.4 Million in Financing for a 62-Unit Senior Apartment...

NEW YORK, NY - October 15, 2008—The board of the New York State Housing Finance Agency (HFA) today approved $6.4 million in financing for the...

Adveq Management and Morgan Creek Capital Management Commit to 10,600 Square Feet of Build-To-Suit...

New York, NY - October 7, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — SL Green Realty Corp. is pleased to announce that two new tenants have signed...

2008/2009 “HEAT SEASON” BEGINS: HPD ENFORCES LAWS REQUIRING BUILDING OWNERS TO PROVIDE HEAT

New York, NY - October 2, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Shaun Donovan today...

Popular Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Free Tours Of The New York State Capitol & Education Building...

State Office of General Services Commissioner RoAnn Destito and State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia today announced that visitors to Albany will have the opportunity to take free tours of both the State Education Building and the Capitol on every Saturday, beginning on October 7, due to the overwhelming popularity of Saturday tours that were being offered once a month.

Recent Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Flatiron

Flatiron Partnership Unveils Seventh Annual Flatiron: Where Then Meets Now Report...

The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) today issued the seventh annual Flatiron: Where Then Meets Now report showcasing the significant development and growth of the commercial and residential sectors in the district.