Housing & Development

Housing & Development

Paterson Budget Proposes to Raid Funds from Battery Park City Meant for Affordable Housing...

New York, NY - February 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — A diverse array of housing advocates, affordable housing developers, community development corporations and low income tenants joined with New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum, and members of the City Council today to protest a proposal by Governor David Paterson that would raid a fund dedicated to the construction of affordable housing in order to balance the state’s budget

Mayor Bloomberg Names Rafael Cestero to Serve As Commissioner of the Department of Housing...

New York, NY - February 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today named Rafael Cestero to serve as Commissioner of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development HPD

The NYC Housing Development Corporation is Nation’s No. 1 Issuer of Affordable Housing Bonds

Record-Breaking Year: Finances more than 7,300 Units NEW YORK, N.Y. - February 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – The New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) has posted another record-breaking year as the nation’s top issuer of affordable housing bonds.

NYS Affordable Housing Corporation Approves $300,000 Grant to Improve 50 Homes in Onondaga County

NEW YORK, NY - January 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – The board of the New York State Affordable Housing Corporation (AHC) today approved a $300,000 grant to the Onondaga County Community Development Division to finance improvements for 50 single-family homes in the county.

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 &...

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Flatiron Partnership and Van Alen Institute Unveil Winner of Flatiron Public...

the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) and Van Alen Institute unveiled the winner of the fourth annual Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition—Flatiron Reflection by Future Expansion—a temporary installation in the heart of the Flatiron District. Flatiron Reflection will be the centerpiece of the Partnership’s sixth annual holiday program and a highly visible landmark in this thriving New York City neighborhood.

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Flatiron Partnership and Van Alen Institute Unveil Winner of Flatiron Public...

the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) and Van Alen Institute unveiled the winner of the fourth annual Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition—Flatiron Reflection by Future Expansion—a temporary installation in the heart of the Flatiron District. Flatiron Reflection will be the centerpiece of the Partnership’s sixth annual holiday program and a highly visible landmark in this thriving New York City neighborhood.