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AFFORDABLE HOUSING ABYSS

Friends, Did you see [the] Daily News? An investigation launched by the Office of the Public Advocate and an ensuing report details a boondoggle that turned a Housing and Preservation Development ...
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HPD FAILED US

Public Advocate Investigation Reveals HPD’s Grossly Inadequate Oversight of Homeownership Programs New York City Public Advocate Letitia James. Image credit: The Office of the New York City ...
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FIXING HOMELESS SHELTERS

As Part of Homeless Services Restructuring, Mayor de Blasio Expands Effort to Improve Shelter Conditions Shelter Repair Squad 2.0 Builds On Program That Corrected 12,000 Violations Mayor Bill de ...
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EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE AN ATTORNEY!

Intro 214 “Right to Counsel” Bill Garners Citywide Support Council member Mark Levine. Image credit: William Alatriste/NYC Council If enacted into law, Intro 214 would make New York City ...
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MITCHELL-LAMA CHEATS!

DiNapoli Audit: Next In Line For Mitchell-Lama Apartments Were Skipped Residents Found Renting Out Apartments on Airbnb Applicants who were next in line for coveted Mitchell-Lama apartments were ...
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NOT SO MINOR

Norma R. lived with her mother in a Mitchell-Lama building. Before reaching the age of 18, Norma was issued shares in the housing corporation as a “joint owner with right of survivorship.” ...
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FIXING CITY SHELTERS

Mayor de Blasio Launches Shelter Repair Squad to Address Urgent Health and Safety Conditions in City Shelters Department of Homeless Services, Fire Department, Department of Buildings, Housing ...
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KNOW YOUR HOUSING RIGHTS?

Wednesday, April 29 Know Your Rights Housing Forum Time: 6PM Location: Union Temple, 331 Hawthorne (Btw New York Ave and Nostrand Ave), Brooklyn
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BUILDING OWNER HARASSED

Building owner harassed SRO tenants. Owner of a hotel located on the Upper West Side, applied for a certificate of no harassment (CONH). At the time of the application, 150 units were occupied by ...
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ON BRIBING DOB & HPD EMPLOYEES

MANHATTAN DA’S OFFICE, DOI, NYPD ANNOUNCE ARRESTS AND CRIMINAL CHARGES IN WIDESPREAD BRIBERY SCHEMES INVOLVING DOB AND HPD EMPLOYEES Defendants Include 11 DOB Employees, 5 HPD Employees, and ...
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WANT AN AFFORDABLE HARLEM CO-OP?

NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD) A Mitchell-Lama development located in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan has opened their waitlists for one- and two-bedroom ...
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NEW MITCHELL-LAMA RULES

HPD Adopts Amendments to Mitchell-Lama Rules HPD adopted amendments to the rules governing Mitchell-Lama housing, such as this building in Manhattan. Image credit: NYC.gov New rules address ...
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WANNA DEVELOP AFFORDABLE HOUSING?

Growing the Capacity of M/WBE Affordable Housing Developers Request for Qualifications (RFQ) The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is inviting certified Minority- ...
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LANDLORDS ZONKED FOR UNPAID WAGES

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Agreements With NYC Building Owners That Return More Than $460,000 In Back Wages To Workers And Enforce Rent Regulations For Those Taking Property Tax Incentives Agreements ...
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DID YOUR LANDLORD MAKE THE LIST?

Friends, Too many landlords in New York think they can ignore their responsibility to provide reasonable living conditions to their tenants. And far too many tenants in New York are forced to live in ...
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IT'S ABOUT EMPOWERING TENANTS

Mayor Signs Tenants’ Bill Of Rights into Law The Tenants Bill of Rights is signed into law. (l to r) Council Member Margaret Chin, Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Council ...
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AN OWNERS' FORUM?

The City of New York Department of Housing Preservation & Development in partnership with Council Member Paul Vallone, and many other City governmental and non-profit agencies, cordially invites ...
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WANNA BUILD IN FLUSHING?

Flushing Municipal Lot 3 Request for Proposals The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) invites developers to submit proposals for a new construction project in the ...
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RSA TALKS SECTION 8

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 9:00AM-12:30PM New York County Lawyers' Association 14 Vesey Street, 2 nd Floor Auditorium New York, NY Check-In and Coffee: 8:30AM-9:00AM Credits: 3.5 MCLE RSA Member ...
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MITCHELL-LAMA CHANGES THE RULES

Please see the attached Notice of Proposed Mitchell-Lama rule changes. A hearing where interested parties will have an opportunity to comment will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 100 ...
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MDR DEADLINE EXTENDED

Attention Owners, HPD has extended the September 1 st deadline for Multiple Dwelling Property Registration (MDR) to September 15 th. If you did not receive a registration form in the mail, the ...
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POSER ARRESTED

A.G. Schneiderman Arrests Sandy Scammer Who Stole Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars By Posing As A Storm Victim By Misrepresenting Herself, Fraudster Caterina Curatolo Stole More Than $87K In Benefits And ...
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WANNA BUY SOME BUILDINGS?

ASSET SALES PROGRAM-JUNE 2013 REQUEST FOR OFFERS Beginning on June 10, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) will be offering two small commercial office buildings, 151 East ...
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REBUILD SANDY-DESTROYED HOMES

NYC Houses Reconstruction Request for Qualifications The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is requesting qualifications from developers. Qualified Developers ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants My office continues to work with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If the owner of your building is harassing you, ...
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