Monthly Archives: August 2016

DHCR Moves

The State Division of Housing and Community Renewal is moving its Bronx borough office from Halsey Street to 1 Fordham Plaza, 4th floor, on September 1st. September 1st is also the date when new RA-79 forms will be required for … Continue reading

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421-a Take Two

Governor Cuomo, Tuesday night, offered a brief outline of a proposed new 421-a plan that would require projects with more than 300 units in Manhattan below 96th Street or on the East River in Queens and Brooklyn to pay construction … Continue reading

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More Violations

Sanitation violations increased from 368,577 in fiscal 2014 to 417,252 in the first eleven months of fiscal 2016, according to an analysis in the NY Post. The Mayor’s Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning program faces another test, Monday, when the planning commission … Continue reading

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The Gowanus, Like Venice, Only Different

Gowanus is now on the City’s radar for higher density residential zoning. Planning meetings begin this month, but property prices may already be moving up. You think your plumber is expensive? While the City promotes prevailing wages on affordable housing, … Continue reading

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