Right after we hit Send on last week’s News Update, State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver announced that he was stripping Vito Lopez of his chairmanship of the Assembly Housing Committee because of sexual harassment complaints. Since then, the story has expanded with reports that Silver secretly settled prior complaints against Lopez. Lopez is under pressure to resign from the Assembly altogether and Silver is under attack from his usual supporters. A replacement for Lopez as committee chair has not yet been named.
Would you believe that it is possible to have plans approved by DOB that don’t meet federal accessibility standards for affordable housing? Better believe it. It is your responsibility to meet design requirements regardless of City codes. Steven Winter Associates is offering a free seminar explaining compliance requirements on September 13th. Learn more here.
The day before, join us for a sandwich and ABO seminar on The Future of Residential Management at 12 p.m. September 12th at the Hotel Pennsylvania during the New York Association of Realty Managers Expo. Sign up here for your free registration to get in.