The Legislature adjourned the 2016 legislative session in the early morning hours of Saturday, June 18th. The Governor and Legislature reached agreement on several bills such as those that provide: new ethics and campaign finance requirements; opioid prevention and treatment; testing of school drinking water supplies for lead; regulation of on-line fantasy sports; and restaurants and bars with the authority to serve alcohol on Sunday mornings. The results related to affordable housing were mixed - with several accomplishments, but significant work left to do...MORE
We are happy to announce the latest funding rounds released on June 2. Congratulations to those that received awards.
"We were pleased to see Greg David suggest that it is time for a more nuanced discussion on neighborhood growth in New York City ("Gentrification is not a dirty word," CrainsNewYork.com). As Mr. David noted, a new NYU Furman Center report found little evidence of low-income displacement in communities classified as gentrifying areas. In fact, the report showed that new mixed-income housing—including affordable and market rate—is a source of neighborhood stabilization." Full story HERE.
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