Monthly Archives: August 2017

No More 80-20

The New York State Division of Homes and Community Renewal has stopped providing tax exempt bond financing for 80-20 projects. It will only be funding 100% affordable projects for the time being, according to the Commissioner. Proposed rezoning of the … Continue reading

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Glug, Glug

President Trump, Tuesday, reversed an Obama-era Executive Order that would have resulted in expansion of regulated flood plain areas, including large swaths of Brooklyn, Lower Manhattan, southern Long Island and the lower Hudson Valley. The changes would have increased flood … Continue reading

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Pay Lawyers, Not Rent

Mayor de Blasio has scheduled a noon press conference to sign the tenant right to counsel bill into law. As we blasted in our email alert yesterday, the New York City Council, passed almost 20 anti-owner bills Wednesday under the … Continue reading

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Look, Up In The Air

It’s summertime, and the City Buildings Department is turning its attention to outside space, issuing a reminder that balcony screens or enclosures need to have a permit, and suggesting, surprisingly, that rooftop terraces and recreation areas need enclosures. REBNY launched … Continue reading

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