Monthly Archives: October 2012

Frankenstorm!

Frankenstorm is coming, so if you can’t find your RSVP card for our November 8th gala before you leave the office today, email your reservation. Oh, and check your pumps and generators. When is increased construction spending only so-so news … Continue reading

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Smoke Clearing

San Rafael, California this week became the largest city to ban smoking inside all multifamily units, including condos; one week after Boston banned all smoking inside public housing units. Can New York be far behind? ABO opposed two City Council … Continue reading

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Busy Buildings

The Buildings Department has been busy…processing new building applications three times faster through the online Development HUB than with paper applications. Now the department will attempt to expand its success by accepting Alteration 2 and 3 applications for smaller jobs. … Continue reading

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Three laws in one week

Mayor Bloomberg was busy last week signing three new laws concerning transient occupancy, accessibility, and signage. Intro 404A created new fines for illegally converting apartments to transient use. State legislation addressed the issue of building owners renting out units for … Continue reading

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