Monthly Archives: January 2017

Pay More

Class 2 billable assessments will go up 10.5% for fiscal 2018, beginning in July, under the Mayor’s latest financial plan released Tuesday. Estimates are that almost one quarter of that might be due to new construction and improvements, but look … Continue reading

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New HPD Commissioner, 421-a Bill

Maria Torres-Springer will take over from Vicki Been as commissioner of HPD, February 6th. Torres-Springer was president of the New York City Economic Development Corporation. Been goes back to NYU. James Patchett, chief of staff for Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, … Continue reading

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Source of Income Cases

Five large property owners and managers were charged with source of income discrimination by the City Department of Human Rights, Tuesday. The cases involve alleged refusal to accept testers with Section 8 or LINC, although all the properties appear to … Continue reading

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New Assembly Housing Chair

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz, D-Sheepshead Bay, was named new chair of the Assembly Housing Committee yesterday. A former Assistant Commissioner of the Division of Housing Production and Finance for HPD and Deputy Commissioner of Development at HPD, Cymbrowitz is the first … Continue reading

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