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Calling Out NYCHA For Mistreatment Of Bronx Senior

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. held a press conference to highlight a specific case of tenant neglect carried out by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), noting that a lack of common sense has embarrassed the agency while forcing a tenant into homelessness.

 

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Attorney General James On Passage Of Tenant Harassment Bill

In response to the New York State Senates passage of the Attorney General's legislation to criminalize landlord harassment of rent-regulated tenants, Attorney General Letitia James released the following statement:...
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Bronx Foreclosures Up 28% In Q1 2019, Brooklyn Foreclosures Drop 22%

New York City first-time foreclosure cases gradually decreased throughout 2018, and the trend seems to be continuing into Q1 2019, as well....
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Oppening Of MLK Plaza

Today, Radson Development, the New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC), the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz and Council Member Diana Ayala celebrated the opening of MLK Plaza with a ribbon cutting. MLK Plaza, a 12-story building located at 869 E. 147th Street, Bronx, NY 10455, will provide affordable housing to New Yorkers at a range of income levels, and will contribute to the city’s growing stock of permanently affordable units as one of the first buildings completed under the city’s MIH program....
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Getting Your Bronx Home Ready For Spring

Spring is just around the corner....
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New Filings For 1462 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10473

Permits have been filed for a seven-story apartment building at 1462 Southern Boulevard in the Crotona Park East section of Bronx. ...
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$100M Deal Preserves 515 Units Of Bronx Affordable Housing

Mount Hope Housing Company, NCV Capital Partners, Lemor Development Group and the Community Preservation Corporation have closed on a $100 million transaction to preserve 515 units of affordable housing in Bronx....
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Stop The Gentrification Of Bronx By Investing Locally

Bronx home prices have increased....
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Launching The #CleanUpNYCHA Social Media Campaign

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today announced the launch of the #CleanUpNYCHA social media campaign....
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The Preferential Rent Crisis In New York City

On Thursday December 13, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. issued a report, titled "The Preferential Rent Crisis in New York City."...
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Demolition Of Former Spofford Youth Detention Center

Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen , New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President and CEO James Patchett, Council Member Rafael Salamanca Jr., Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Assembly Member Marcos Crespo, community stakeholders and representatives from Gilbane Development, Hudson Companies and the Mutual Housing Association of New York, today celebrated the start of demolition on the former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center in Bronx’s Hunts Point community....
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BP Diaz To NYCHA Board: Spend A Week In Public Housing

In a letter to the agency’s Interim Chair & CEO Stanley Brezenoff, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is proposing that each non-resident member of the city’s public housing board of directors spend a week living in a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) apartment inorder to get a first-hand look at the problems tenants face within their developments....
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Home Buying Made Simple

5 Chamber Alliance presents "Home Buying Made Simple", a free seminar intended for adults who want to learn the basics of buying a home. Presented by TD Charitable Foundation and The Bronx Chamber of Commerce Home Buying Made Simple is a free seminar intended for adults who want to learn the basics of buying a home:...
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LGBT-Friendly Seniors Community Breaks Ground In Bronx

Slated to open in the fall of 2019, SAGE and HELP USA's Crotona Senior Residences will bring 84 units of affordable, LGBT-friendly housing for seniors in Bronx....
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Permits Filed For 2043 Webster Avenue In Fordham Heights

Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 2043 Webster Avenue, Bronx, NY 10457 in the Fordham Heights ssection of Bronx....
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Maddd Equities Files Plans For Large SoBro Affordable Housing Project

Maddd Equities has pre-filed plans for one of the buildings at its massive 750-unit affordable housing complex in South Bronx....
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Bridgeline, One Of Bronx’s Few Market-Rate New Developments

JCAL Development Group, LLC and Altmark Group just released a batch of eight renderings of their new project, Bridgeline. With its thoughtful amenities and quality design, the developers are on target to bring a Manhattan (or Brooklyn) inspired style of luxury to Bronx....
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KZA, RM Friedland Land Giant Bronx Retail Exclusive

KZA Realty Group, and RM Friedland has been named exclusive commercial brokers for the La Central development in Downtown Bronx...
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Lightstone Close To Signing A Bronx Portfolio Deal

The Lightstone Group is making a push into the Bronx’s multifamily market with another multi-building purchase....
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Permits Filed For 3603 Barnes Avenue, Williamsbridge, Bronx

Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 3603 Barnes Avenue, Williamsbridge, Bronx. The site comes four blocks away from the Gun Hill Road subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Kol Zefi is listed as responsible for the development....
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Isaac Kassirer Pays $36M For Residential Building Just North Of Bronx

Isaac Kassirer is extending his spending spree to Yonkers....
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Permit Filed For 599 Courtlandt Avenue In Melrose

Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 599 Courtlandt Avenue, in the Melrose neighborhood of The Bronx. The site is three blocks away from the 3rd Avenue 149th Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Procida Companies is listed as responsible for the development....
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Permits Filed For 1182 Woodycrest Avenue, Highbridge, Bronx

Permits have been pre-filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 1182 Woodycrest Avenue, in the Highbridge section of Bronx....
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Montefiore Health System Expands By 100K sf In Bronx

Montefiore Medical Center’s larger health care system has expanded its footprint in northeast Bronx by nearly 100,000 square feet....
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Lottery For 218 Affordable Units Opens In New Bronx Building With Yoga Pavilion & Rooftop Farm

Nearly a year ago, L+M Development Partners and Hornig Capital Partners broke ground on a $156 million, mixed-use development on the St. Barnabas Hospital campus in the Belmont section of Bronx, adjacent to Little Italy’s Arthur Avenue and just a short walk to the Bronx Zoo....
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Renderings Revealed For YMCA At 1250 East 229th Street, Edenwald, Bronx

Permits have been filed for a three-story YMCA at 1250 East 229th Street, in Edenwald, The Bronx. The site is five blocks away from the Baychester Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. The non-profit New York City Economic Development Corporation is listed as behind the applications....
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You Can Own An Affordable Co-Op In South Bronx For Just $92K

Applications are now being accepted for three newly renovated co-ops in the Longwood neighborhood of the South Bronx, part of the city’s initiative to make affordable homeownership more accessible for first-time buyers....
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BP Diaz, Rep. Serrano & Diego Beekman Tenants Rally Against Proposed Jail Site

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Congressman Jose E. Serrano, tenants of the Diego Beekman Houses and others came together for a rally in opposition to the proposed site of a new jail in South Bronx....
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Major New Development Coming To 1661 Westchester Avenue, Soundview, Bronx

Permits have been filed for a twelve-story mixed-use building at 1661 Westchester Avenue, in the Soundview neighborhood of Bronx....
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Meridian Capital New Bronx Mortgage Transactions

Meridian Capital announced the following transactions (among others) in Bronx:...
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Homes & Community Renewal, Division Of Housing & Community Renewal Enforcement Of The Mitchell-Lama Surcharge Provisions

The Office of the State Comptroller posted the following audit today....
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Council Paves Way For Conversion Of Bronx Jail Into Mixed-Use Development

The City Council on Thursday approved a plan to replace a Bronx juvenile detention center with a $300 million affordable housing and mixed-use project....
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Affordable Apartments For Rent

Sedgcliff, LLC is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted to fill vacancies and create a waiting list for affordable units at 1610 Sedgwick Avenue & 1523 Undercliff Avenue in the Morris Heights section of Bronx....
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HPD Launches New Outreach Van To Bring Housing Services Directly To Residents

New York City Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer joined Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. to launch the new HPD outreach van. The agency’s new outreach unit, which was made a possible through funding from the Bronx and Brooklyn Borough Presidents, will travel throughout the city providing information and services directly to tenants in their communities. The schedule for the HPD Outreach van is available on HPD’s website....
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It’s All Relative: Bronx I-Sales Market Did Well Compared To Others Last Year

Prices for multifamily properties in Bronx had the strongest gains of any New York submarket in 2017, with price per unit and price per square foot both rising by 7 percent, according to a new report from Ariel Property Advisors....
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Saidian & Mor Of Capital Property Partners Broker $4.9M Sale Of 334-340 Walton Avenue In Bronx

Ivory Coast-based investor, Mory Cisse of Societe D’Exploitation Agricole C-I, LLC, has sold his South Bronx night club....
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First Look At Multi-Level Commercial Distribution Center Coming To 2505 Bruckner Boulevard In Bronx

The redevelopment of the riverside commercial site at 2505 Bruckner Boulevard, Schuylerville, has long been a mystery....
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The Peninsula, A Hunts Point Mixed-Use Complex On Former Juvenile Jail Site, Gets New Renderings

Updated renderings have been released of The Peninsula, a $300 million project that will bring 740 affordable housing units to the site of the former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center in the Bronx neighborhood of Hunts Point....
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Permits Filed For 3588 & 3592 Greystone Avenue, Bronx, NY 10436

Permits have been filed for two residential buildings at 3588 and 3592 Greystone Avenue, in The Bronx’s Fieldston neighborhood....
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Alan Bell Planning 173-unit Resi Project In Northern Bronx

Alan Bell is planning a new 173-unit residential project across two buildings in the Williamsbridge neighborhood....
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Rosewood Realty Negotiates $14.2M Sale Of Bronx Apartment Building

Rosewood Realty Group has brokered the sale of a six-story apartment building located at 3971 Gouveneur Avenue in the Kingsbridge Heights neighborhood of Bronx....
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Rendering Revealed For 578-580 East 138th Street, Mott Haven, Bronx

Last month, permits for three lots, at 578, 580, and 582nd East 138th Street, in Mott Haven, Bronx were filed. Now, we have the renderings by OMF Architect PC. The façade uses a simple design scheme with contrasts of white, black, and gray to cleanly articulate its shape....
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Permits Filed For 700 Manida Street, Hunts Point

Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 700 Manida Street, Bronx, NY 10474....
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South Bronx Affordable Housing Development Launches Lottery From $396/mo

A large new affordable housing building, known as Elton Crossing in the Melrose section of Bronx, has just launched the lottery on its 198 apartments....
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Farber Rosen Guides $61M Bronx Apartment Building Loan

New York Community Bank has loaned $61.4 million for an apartment building on University Avenue in Bronx, a deal Farber Rosen & Kaufman PC worked on, according to records made public in New York on Friday. ...
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These Two South Bronx Neighborhoods Saw NYC’s Sharpest Rent Increases

Rents are rising faster in South Bronx than in any other part of the city, a new report shows....
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Permits Filed For 1118 Havemeyer Avenue, East Bronx

Permits have been filed for a four-story building at the Rebekah Rehab and Extended Care Center. The site, 1118 Havemeyer Avenue, Bronx, NY 10462, is on the north-west corner of the half-block owned by the rehabilitation, in East Bronx. The 6 train is just seven blocks away, at the Castle Hill Avenue Subway station....
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City Council Approves Bronx Point, A Mixed-Use Project On The Lower Concourse North Site

The New York City Council today approved Bronx Point, a dynamic mixed-used development that will feature over two acres of world-class public open spaces with a waterfront esplanade, up to 1,000 units of housing, a home for the Universal Hip-Hop Museum, a state-of-the-art multiplex theater, community space, educational programming, a neighborhood food hall, business incubator and cultural destinations. It will create over 150 permanent jobs and over 1,200 construction jobs....
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Extell To Sell Shuttered Bronx Movie Theater Site For $75m

Innovo Property will raze a movie theater and put up a parking lot....
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Bronx Dance Studio Leases First Westchester Location In Mount Vernon’s Fleetwood

Fancy Feet Studios, a Bronx-based dance studio, will open its first Westchester location in a former bank branch office at 567 Gramatan Avenue in Mount Vernon’s Fleetwood section....
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Ader Files For First Building In South Bronx Affordable Complex

A former Bronx parking facility is on its way to becoming an affordable housing complex with more than 400 units....
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Kushner Companies Provides Loan For Somerset Partners’ Massive Bronx Project

Developer Kushner Companies expanded its debt book this week by lending $24.5 million to Keith Rubenstein’s Somerset Partners on two Bronx development sites....
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New Destiny Breaks Ground On Affordable Bronx Community

New Destiny Housing Corp., a non-profit developer of affordable housing for families, started construction on its newest mixed-income housing project - The Jennings....
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22 Affordable Apartments Are Up For Grabs In An Eco-Friendly Bronx Building

A new affordable housing lottery has opened up at 3365 Third Avenue in Bronx, with 22 apartments up for grabs through NYC Housing Connect....
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Reveal For Large Church Redevelopment Coming To 1007 Union Avenue, Morrisania, Bronx

When it comes to integrating PTACs into new buildings, the outcome is almost always disastrous from both environmental and aesthetic perspectives....
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Permits Filed For 1082 Hall Place, Foxhurst, Bronx

New building applications have been filed for 1082 Hall Place, in the Bronx’s Foxhurst neighborhood, for a lot with two existing structures....
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A Bronx Co-Op Overcomes Nepotism, Arrears, And Self-Mismanagement

Affordable HDFC co-op learns a lesson about the pitfalls of going it alone....
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Medallion Buys 222-Unit Bronx Rental For $38M

Medallion Corporation, a Toronto-based multifamily development firm led by the Bleeman family, is adding to its Bronx holdings with the purchase of a 222-unit rental building for about $38 million....
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Stagg Group Files Plans For 120-Unit Bronx Building

The Stagg Group, one of Bronx’s most active developers, on Wednesday filed plans for a six-story, mixed-used building in the Kingsbridge neighborhood....
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Bronx Commons May Lose Its Affordable Housing For Senior Musicians

Bronx Commons, the highly anticipated all-affordable housing development in Melrose, is angling to be more than a residential project....
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Affordable Housing For Seniors Coming To South Bronx NYCHA Building

In its latest push to bring housing to underutilized sites, NYCHA has given the go ahead to a fully affordable senior housing building at the Mill Brook Houses in Mott Haven. ...
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Colliers To Lease 207 KSF Northern Bronx Office

Prestige Properties & Development Co., Inc. has named Colliers International as exclusive leasing agent for 2100 Bartow Avenue, a 206,730-square-foot office building in northern Bronx. The four-story, Class A asset is part of the over 2 million-square-foot mixed-use Bay Plaza development....
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New Rendering Emerges For Keith Rubenstein’s Ambitious South Bronx Development

The massive South Bronx waterfront development planned by Somerset Partners and Chetrit Group is coming together–at least visually. We reveal a rendering of the second parcel of a two-parcel master plan that will eventually hold six residential towers and park space....
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Study Finds Bronx Residents Most In Danger Of Housing Displacement Due To Gentrification

A new report from the Regional Plan Association finds that residents of Bronx are at highest risk of being pushed out due to gentrification compared to other New Yorkers....
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Apply For 50 Affordable Units Along Bronx Park, From $734/Mo

The Bedford is a $22 million, 10-story, 60-unit affordable housing building in the Norwood section of Bronx....
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Bronx Co-Op Offers "Country Club Living" For A Mere $240K

Welcome back to The Six-Digit Club, in which we take a look at a newish-to-market listing priced under $1 million, because nice things sometimes come in small packages....
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South Bronx Rent Increases Greatest In The City

Dropping rents in cities across the country may have left some New Yorkers scratching their heads. Although one-bedroom rents dropped 9.1 percent overall in the city over the course of 2016, they increased substantially in many neighborhoods, according to data gathered by Zumper.com....
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Bronx Affordable Housing Now Comes With Solar Panels, Rooftop Farms And Concert Halls

Developers are flooding Bronx with thousands of new affordable units, but it is far from business as usual at a crop of new buildings. New supply is coming online with condo-like amenities such as rooftop farms, breweries, concert halls and more....
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Developer Files Plans For 43-Unit South Bronx Building

Private developer Paul Gjonaj filed plans to build a 43-unit apartment building in South Bronx, according to property records filed with the city Friday....
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120 More Affordable Units Available At Bronx’s Compass Residences Complex

Back in 2011, Dattner Architects created the West Farms Redevelopment Plan, a rezoning (the largest ever in Bronx at the time) of a 17-acre, 11-block former industrial area in Crotona Park East....
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Innovative Supportive Housing Project Breaks Ground In Bronx

A new building is rising on East 172nd Street. An apartment building, but it will not just be a place to live. ...
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Black Spruce Buys Bronx Multifamily Building For $26M

Black Spruce Management, led by Josh Gotlib, snapped up a 99-unit multifamily building in Bronx for $26 million....
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Meridian Negotiates $6M Mortgage In Bronx

Meridian negotiated a new mortgage in the amount of $6,000,000 on a five-story, 26-unit multifamily property located on Creston Avenue in Bronx, NY. The loan features a rate of 3.125 percent and a five-year term. Avi Weinstock and Chaim Tessler negotiated this transaction....
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City Accuses Bronx Landlord Of Running Rat-Infested Illegal Apartments

The city has accused a Bronx landlord of creating illegal apartments and allowing his building to become a breeding ground for rats. The building, where three people within a one-block radius of the building contracted rare rat-borne disease leptospirosis, is owned by Ved Parkash, the New York Post reported. One of them has since died. ...
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Omni Opens Affordable Housing In Bronx

Omni New York, LLC recently opened Morris Avenue Apartments, an affordable housing community in the Melrose neighborhood of Bronx....
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Bronx Affordable Apartments Designed By COOKFOX Going From $494/Month

A massive new COOKFOX-designed, fully affordable development in Bronx has now launched the housing lottery on its 227 apartments. Located at 4275 Park Avenue, the 12-story building overlooks the Metro-North train tracks in Tremont....
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Affordable Housing For Seniors Opens In Riverdale

A brand-new, green, affordable housing building intended for senior citizens has opened in Riverdale....
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Affordable Housing Complex With Charter School Coming To South Bronx

An affordable housing complex with a charter school on the ground floor and apartments for less than $500 a month is on its way to South Bronx....
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Here Is What The City Thinks Each NYC Borough Is Worth

The city’s Department of Finance estimates that all New York’s real estate put together is now worth $1.16 trillion (go figure). But not all boroughs are created equally....
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6 Vacant NYC Sites Will Give Way To 440 Affordable Apartments

In an additional boost to his affordable housing agenda, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced plans this week to convert six vacant city-owned lots into buildings with affordable housing and community services. Together these six sites, which are dispersed through Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan will create 440 new apartments....
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Queens Top For Foreclosure Numbers In City, Bronx Comes In Second

New York’s foreclosures hit a height in 2016 not seen since the two years immediately following the 2008 market crash, according to a new report from property research specialists PropertyShark. Queens was the site of the most foreclosures by a significant margin, with southeast Queens particularly hard hit in 2016....
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NYC To Turn 6 City-Owned Vacant Lots Into Affordable Housing, Totaling 440 Units

Six city-owned vacant lots in three boroughs will be transformed into affordable housing serving some of the city’s neediest populations — including the homeless and seniors — under a new plan by Mayor de Blasio....
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South Bronx Affordable-Housing Project To Include Concert Hall

WHEDco and BFC Partners are collaborating on a 426,000 square foot mixed-use development which includes affordable housing; the Bronx Music Hall, a community performance and event space; retail space; and green recreational space. It will serve as a cultural destination and site for music and dance performances, community events, production, and multimedia activities....
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Permits Filed For 83 Units Of Affordable Senior Housing At 771 Crotona Park North, Tremont

Bronx is full of affordable and senior housing, but one non-profit is planning the city’s first affordable development for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors in Tremont. Plans were filed last month for the seven-story facility at 771 Crotona Park North, across from the huge park of the same name....
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South Bronx’s Crotona Terrace Affordable Housing Opens Its Lottery

The lottery for the first batch of affordable apartments at the newly constructed development in the South Bronx’s Crotona Park East closed this summer, but now a second batch of units is hitting the housing lottery—and it’s even larger than the first....
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Start Of Construction On A New Energy-Efficient Supportive Housing Development

The First Lady Of New York City, Chirlaine Mccray,The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito, New York State Assembly Member Michael A. Blake, and other officials joins Unique People Services, the Community Preservation Corporation (CPC), and development partners to celebrate the start of construction on Lynn’s Place....
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$7.2M For Supportive Housing In Bronx & Buffalo

Gov. Cuomo has allotted $5.5 million for a supportive housing site in Bronx — part of a larger pot made available for a pair of projects in Bronx and Buffalo....
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Breaking Ground On Bronx River House

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined NYC DDC Commissioner Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora, NYC DEP Commissioner Emily Lloyd's Senior Advisor Marianna Koval, Congressman José E. Serrano, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., State Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz, Sr., Assembly Member Marcos Crespo, Council Member Maria del Carmen Arroyo, and Bronx River Administrator Linda R. Cox to break ground on the Bronx River House at Starlight Park....
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The Worst Landlords In New York 2014

For the fourth year in a row, the Public Advocate has released a list of the worst landlords in New York City....
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City To Spend $23M Repairing 3 Bronx Buildings

The city has allotted nearly $23 million to renovate three affordable housing properties in Bronx....
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CVS On Burke Avenue Torn Down

The CVS on Burke Avenue has been torn down following last week's roof collapse....
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Tenants Sue Landlord Over Alleged Violations

Some residents in Mount Eden took their landlord to court today for alleged housing violations....
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Rising Rent In Bronx Spurs Homelessness

A new report says skyrocketing rents in Bronx are pushing more families into homelessness....
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Bronx CVS Demolished After Partial Roof Collapse

There was a partial collapse of the roof of a CVS in the Williamsbridge section of Bronx Wednesday, and the building has been demolished....
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Affordable Housing Complex For Seniors In Bronx

The need for affordable housing is always an issue, especially for seniors. Now, construction is underway in the Baychester section of Bronx on two new properties that offer low-income housing for seniors age 62 and older....
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Morris Court To Bring 201 Affordable Units To South Bronx

A full city block bound by 142nd Street, 143rd Street and Morris Avenue in the South Bronx is being transformed into a mixed-income residential complex as a joint venture by lead developers Azimuth Development Group, Best Development Group and the Upper Manhattan Development Corp., as well as general contractor Joy Construction Corp....
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Bronx Independent Living Services Receives Community Awareness Project Funding

Bronx Independent Living Services (BILS) has received funding from the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators (NAVAA) through a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), within the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, to promote community awareness of crime victims' rights and services during 2013 National Crime Victims' Rights Week....
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Celebrate The Opening Of Intervale Senior Residences

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC), Azimuth Development Group, Best Development, South East Bronx Community Organization Development, Inc. (SEBCO) and partners celebrated the opening of Intervale Senior Residences, a newly constructed senior housing building located at 1115 Intervale Avenue in Bronx....
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New Bronx Public Housing Development Breaks Ground

Construction will begin today on a 49-unit development in the Morrisania section of the Bronx, a project that marks the first time in years that public housing has been built on private land in New York City. The project is one of few new public housing complexes built by the Bloomberg administration....
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Cedar Avenue Housing Project Opens In Bronx

Providing 106 units of affordable and supportive housing, Cedar Avenue is the first housing project to be developed in partnership with the New York State Housing Finance Agency and the New York State Office of Mental Health....
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Civic-Minded Resident Hopes To Revitalize Forest Houses

The mood at the tenant association meeting was turning ugly. The October 19 meeting had been called to kick off the process of finding and electing a new tenant association executive board at Forest Houses in Bronx. ...
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New Building Confuses, Frustrates Forest Tenants

Cranes, cones, and construction workers have been a constant presence at the corner of East 166th Street and Tinton Avenue in the Bronx for weeks. Several residents of the neighboring Forest Houses were surprised when building began and are still not completely sure what is being erected there....
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Another Castle In Bronx

This home in Bronx has it all - fortified stone walls, windows designed to be defended by archers and a turret that holds a breakfast nook. ...
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Featuring RE/MAX Results In Bronx

We are pleased to introduce to your attention RE/MAX Results at 3717 East Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10465....
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Bronx Housing Deal For Milbank

City officials say a new agreement will remedy what they call "deplorable" living conditions at a Bronx housing complex....
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Repair Of Dilapidated Bronx Buildings

Speaker Quinn, advocates and tenants will gather in front of a Bronx housing development tomorrow where tenants are suffering deplorable and dangerous housing conditions....
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Bronx Terminal Market Restored

New York firm Stantec and its team work for the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and the New York City Economic Development Corporation....
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$4.5 Million For Housing Programs

Governor David A. Paterson today announced 21 awards totaling $4.5 million to not-for-profit housing agencies and local governments in New York City, Long Island and Westchester County that will help to build, rehabilitate or modify 292 homes for low-income families, people with disabilities and frail elderly homeowners and tenants....
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Affordable Housing Groundbreaking

Located in the Longwood section of the Bronx, 920 Westchester Avenue will provide 110 new affordable homes to low-income families...
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NYC's Worst Landlords Watchlist

The Public Advocate has launched a campaign to identify, track, and hold accountable New York City’s most irresponsible landlords. ...
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Groundbreaking Ceremony For Bronx Affordable Housing Complex

POKO Partners, LLC in partnership with New York City Housing Partnership, celebrates the start of construction with a groundbreaking ceremony on the first phase of a $13 million development which will result in bringing 37 affordable apartments over three sites to working class families in the Bronx....
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Bronx Affordable Housing Goes Green

Construction finally has begun on Via Verde, a sustainable, mixed-income housing project in the South Bronx designed by Grimshaw Architects and Dattner Architects....
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Newly Rehabilitated Rental Apartments

Arista UAC Properties, LP is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for 266 affordable housing rental apartments....
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Borough President On The Armory

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and City Council Member Fernando Cabrera jointly announced the members of the newly formed Kingsbridge Armory Task Force....
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Oasis Of Row Houses In Bronx

There is an oasis of tranquil row houses amid Bronx pre foreclosure homes, old low-income housing and broken industrial buildings in the Hunts Point area of Bronx. ...
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Low-Income Senior Housing Strapped

Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the Obama Administration to increase funding for fiscal year 2011 for the Section 202 Housing for the Elderly program. In a letter to Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Shaun Donovan, Schumer noted that in fiscal year 2010, Congress appropriated $825 million for Section 202 programmatic funding....
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Bronx Foreclosed Homes Sales Surge

Bronx foreclosed homes for sale have been surging in all types of neighborhoods in the borough because of job loss....
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New Affordable Housing In South Bronx

New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Rafael E. Cestero announced today the selection of the developers who will construct mixed-use affordable housing on the last large city-owned tracts of land in the Melrose Commons North Urban Renewal Area (URA), the same neighborhood that became notorious for massive private-sector disinvestment and arson during the 1970's....
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1085 Washington Avenue Apartments

Today, Bronx Pro Real Estate Management celebrated the opening of 1085 Washington Avenue Apartments, a 90-unit, LEED-certified affordable housing complex....
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$30M For Community Development

Governor David A. Paterson announced last week $34.7 million in grants that will help expand affordable housing, revitalize New York"s Main Streets, and modernize local infrastructure. The awards, which are financed through the New York State Community Development Block Grant (NYS CDBG) and New York Main Street (NYMS) programs, are also expected to attract $48 million in additional investment to local communities....
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12,500 Units Of Affordable Housing

New York City Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Raphael E. Cestero announced today that amid a nationwide economic downturn and an uncertain housing market, the City has financed more than 12,500 units of affordable housing for middle-class and low-income New Yorkers over the last fiscal year, which ended June 30, 2009....
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124 S. Bronx Affordable Housing Units

New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Rafael Cestero, together with Comunilife Inc. President & CEO Dr. Rosa M. Gil and Blue Sea Development Company principals Les Bluestone and Avery Seavey today announced the start of construction of the Prospect Macy Development....
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Thinking About Buying A Home?

Learn how to navigate the homebuying process with certified homebuying counselors in a completely sales-free, educational environment. The New York home buyer education program and neighborhood housing services of New York City team up to provide free homebuying seminars....
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30-Ac. Hunters Point Parcel Bought

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Councilman Eric Gioia (D-Queens) and other elected officials announced last week the $100 million acquisition of 30 acres of land for affordable housing at Hunters Point South in Long Island City. The site will eventually include 5,000 units of housing, of which 60% will be affordable to moderate and medium income families....
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I Have A Dream

Delivered on August 28, 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Mario Relamuto, 81, Missing

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing person within the confines of the 49 Precinct in Bronx.
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Remembering The Legacy Of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.”
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Over 11K Babies Will Be Born In The US On New Year’s Day

Almost 11,283 babies will be born in the United States on New Year’s Day, UNICEF said today.
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Happy New Year 2019

Dear Friends,
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Secretary Perdue Details USDA Functions In The Event Of A Lapse In Federal Funding

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today detailed which functions of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will remain available in the event of a lapse in government funding.
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Damage American Technology Program

The 90 day “truce” agreed to in the G20 dinner between Presidents Trump and Xi is certainly a plus. The world has been spared, at least for the moment, an acceleration of a destructive trade war between the world’s two largest economies.
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The Anniversary Of 9/11

Statement from Borough President Diaz regarding the anniversary of 9/11:
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U.S. Marks The 17th Anniversary Of 9/11 With Somber Tributes & A New Monument

Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring threat of terrorism in the nation’s biggest city.
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Google Doodle Celebrates America's Workers On Labor Day 2018

Google Doodle did not take the day off Monday, when it hailed the American worker on Labor Day.
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Erin McCarthy

Erin McCarthy is a freelance writer and graduate student at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. She reports in the Morrisania and Claremont sections of the Bronx.