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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.

Governor Cuomo Announces $3.6 Million in Grants Available For Superstorm Sandy Disaster Relief Program

Governor Cuomo announced $3.6 million in grants are available to businesses in New York’s fishing industry affected by the impacts of Superstorm Sandy. Funded through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the grants will reimburse sectors of New York’s fishing industry that suffered a loss of revenue due to the storm.

Governor Cuomo Deploys DFS Mobile Command Center to Continue Providing Consumer Assistance to Homeowners...

Governor Cuomo announced that he is deploying trained personnel from the Department of Financial Services to Johnstown and Ilion to continue offering foreclosure prevention assistance to financially struggling homeowners in the Mohawk Valley. The deployment will also provide information and guidance to student borrowers facing difficulties in repaying student loans.

GOVERNOR CUOMO DEPLOYING DFS TO OFFER CONSUMER ASSISTANCE TO HOMEOWNERS AND STUDENT LOAN BORROWERS...

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that he is deploying Department of Financial Services’ Mobile Command Center to four Mohawk Valley locations to offer advice and assistance to New York consumers, as part of his “Capital for a Day” initiative to bring state government to the Mohawk Valley. The deployment is focused on assistance related to two specific issues: homeowners at risk of foreclosure and borrowers facing difficulties with student loans.

Governor Cuomo Announces $114 Million in Zero and Low Interest Loans For 20 Water...

Governor Cuomo announced that New York State is helping municipalities strengthen their water infrastructure through more than $114 million in zero and low-interest loans. These loans will support improvements at 16 wastewater facilities and four drinking water systems. Six of these projects will also make facilities and systems more resilient in the face of extreme weather

GOVERNOR CUOMO DEPLOYING DFS MOBILE COMMAND CENTER TO PROVIDE FORECLOSURE PREVENTION ASSISTANCE TO HOMEOWNERS...

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that he is deploying trained personnel from the Department of Financial Services to Watertown and Oswego to offer foreclosure prevention assistance to financially struggling homeowners.

Governor Cuomo Announces $6.2 Million in Grants For Historic Properties Damaged By Superstorm Sandy

Governor Cuomo announced more than $6.2 million in grant awards to help 16 historically significant properties repair severe damage from Superstorm Sandy in 2012. This is the second round of funding announced by the Governor to rehabilitate historic landmarks damaged in the storm

Governor Cuomo Announces Solar Energy To Power Belleayre Gore and Whiteface Ski Centers

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that the three state operated ski resorts at Belleayre, Gore and Whiteface Mountain have committed to using solar power to operate their ski lift and snowmaking operations

GOVERNOR CUOMO DEPLOYING DFS MOBILE COMMAND CENTER TO PROVIDE FORECLOSURE PREVENTION ASSISTANCE TO HOMEOWNERS...

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that he is deploying Department of Financial Services representatives to the Southern Tier to offer foreclosure prevention assistance to financially struggling homeowners.

Governor Cuomo Unveils Vision For Transformative Redesign of LaGuardia Airport

First Half of New Unified Terminal Structure – a $4 Billion Construction Project – to Break Ground in First Part of 2016 Via New Public Private Partnership Negotiated by Port Authority. Delta Air Lines Expected to Redevelop Its Terminals – Comprising Second Half of New Unified Terminal Structure – On Parallel Track with Port Authority Project

Governor Cuomo Announces $4.1 Million in Federal Community Development Grants Available Competitively to Westchester...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 27, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that $4.1 million in Federal grants are available through New York State Homes and Community Renewal, to 42 cities, towns and villages in Westchester for housing, public infrastructure, public facilities and economic development activities. Prior to this year, these municipalities were part of the Westchester County Consortium that was prohibited from receiving funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) due to the County's non-compliance with federal Fair Housing requirements.

Governor Cuomo Announces Expanded Access to Renewable Energy For Millions Of New Yorkers

Governor Cuomo announced the approval of a bold new community initiative enabling millions of New Yorkers to access clean and affordable energy for the first time. Proposed in Governor Cuomo’s 2015 State of Opportunity Agenda, Shared Renewables provides opportunities for renters, homeowners, low-income residents, schools and businesses to join together to set up shared renewable energy projects resulting in healthier and stronger communities

Governor Cuomo Announces New Workforce Development Center on Buffalo’s East Side

Governor Cuomo unveiled plans for the Western New York Workforce Development Center, a new hub that will focus primarily on training for careers in the advanced manufacturing and energy sectors. To be located on Buffalo's East Side, the center will inhabit a 100,000-square-foot building at 683 Northland Avenue that has sat vacant for 25 years.

Assembly Leads Fight For Increased Supportive Housing

New York State Assembly Social Services Chair Andrew Hevesi today released a bi-partisan letter to Governor Cuomo signed by 133 members calling for the development of 35,000 new units of supportive housing by 2025 to address the state's growing homelessness crisis

Governor Cuomo Announces Awards to 83 Communities Across New York to Support Local Clean...

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced awards of approximately $100,000 each will be given to 83 communities across the state to support innovative microgrid projects. These awards were granted as part of the NY Prize microgrid competition to support a new generation of community-based power under Governor Cuomo’s Reforming the Energy Vision strategy

Governor Cuomo Announces Solar Growth of More Than 300 Percent from 2011 to 2014...

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today the growth of solar in New York State has increased more than 300 percent from 2011 to 2014, which is twice the rate of U.S. solar growth overall. The significant increase affirms the value of Governor Cuomo’s Reforming the Energy Vision strategy – which includes the $1 billion NY-Sun Initiative – to build a clean, resilient and affordable energy system for all New Yorkers.

Governor Cuomo Welcomes 75 New Americans from 27 Different Countries Sworn in as U.S....

Governor Cuomo congratulated 75 New Americans who were sworn in as U.S. Citizens at the New York Public Library’s landmark Stephen A. Schwarzman Building and welcomed another 575 immigrants who will be sworn in during various naturalization ceremonies throughout the rest of New York State.

Governor Cuomo Announces Suspension of Construction-Related Lane Closures to Ease Travel During July 4th...

Governor Cuomo announced that temporary lane closures associated with road and bridge construction projects on New York State highways will not be allowed from 6 a.m. on Friday, July 3, to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 5, in order to accommodate travelers during the busy Independence Day holiday weekend. Some work may continue behind permanent concrete barriers or for emergency repairs

GOVERNOR CUOMO DEPLOYING DFS MOBILE COMMAND CENTER TO ORANGE AND SULLIVAN COUNTIES TO PROVIDE...

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that he is deploying Department of Financial Services representatives to Chester in Orange County and Monticello in Sullivan County to offer foreclosure prevention assistance to financially struggling homeowners.

Governor Cuomo Announces Revitalization of Verona Beach and Green Lakes State Parks With $13...

Governor Cuomo announced major progress in signature revitalization projects at Verona Beach State Park and Green Lakes State Park. Made possible by a $13 million investment from the NY Parks 2020 initiative, the improvements include the completion of a new bathhouse and pavilions in time for the summer swim season at Verona Beach and ongoing campground upgrades and a renovation of the golf clubhouse at Green Lakes

NY RISING COMMUNITY RECONSTRUCTION PLAN FOR GRAVESEND/BENSONHURST RECEIVES RISING TO THE TOP AWARD FOR...

Perkins Eastman and affiliate BFJ Planning are proud to announce that Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) has awarded the NY Rising to the Top Award for “Best Inclusion of Vulnerable Populations” to the NY Rising Community Reconstruction (NYRCR) Plan for Gravesend and Bensonhurst, which was completed by the Perkins Eastman/BFJ team last January. The award secures $1 million in additional funding to implement community-specific recovery efforts in the two South Brooklyn communities.

Governor Cuomo Announces $75 Million For Accelerated Paving Projects

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced resurfacing projects totaling $75 million will be completed this year on approximately 428 lane miles of state highways across New York. Funding for these projects was accelerated into this construction season in order to repair widespread damage from deep frost over the winter

EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES NEW BROADBAND RESOURCE AND 2015 AWARD WINNERS AT THIRD NYS...

At the Third New York State Broadband Summit, Empire State Development (ESD) announced a new resource, the NYS Broadband Deployment Support and Resource Center website and the 2015 Broadband Champion Awards were also announced, recognizing high-achieving leaders working to expand broadband access across the state.

Governor Cuomo Announces 26 Properties Nominated to State and National Registers of Historic Places

New York - June 12, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Board for Historic...

Governor Cuomo Announces Multi-Media Campaign to Combat Impaired Driving in New York

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State will begin a statewide multi-media campaign using billboards, radio, television and social media to remind motorists about the deadly impacts of impaired driving. The campaign, funded by the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, builds on the state’s ongoing efforts to combat impaired driving and reduce the number of traffic fatalities

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Jennifer Brown, Founding Executive Director of the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership, to...

Jennifer Brown, the first and only Executive Director of the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID), will leave this fall after more than a dozen years of service to the neighborhood. Ms. Brown will begin work next month as Executive Director of the Montclair Center BID, working in the area where she and her family live.