Monthly Archives: January 2012

Construction Accidents Fall, No Pun Intended

Construction related accidents were down 18 percent in New York City in 2011, despite a 7.7 percent increase in construction permits. City officials credited new safety codes and government outreach programs to developers. The biggest increase in permits was for … Continue reading

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Deadly vapors, and Taxes

It will be illegal to sell or install carpets, carpet padsĀ  or adhesives that emit excessive volatile organic compounds, i.e. harmful chemical vapors, after July 1, 2013 according to a new city law enacted this week. Tentative fiscal 2013 property … Continue reading

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Tenant Protection Unit at DHCR

Can you say: redundant? Amidst $25 billion or so in unfunded infrastructure spending, Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed one thing in his state of the state speech this week that he can do administratively: create a new Tenant Protection Unit within … Continue reading

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