The Five Borough Economic Opportunity Plan
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The Five Borough Economic Opportunity Plan is a comprehensive strategy to bring New York City through the current economic downturn as fast as possible. It focuses on three major areas: creating jobs for New Yorkers today, implementing a long-term vision for growing the city's economy, and building affordable, attractive neighborhoods in every borough. Taken together, the initiatives we have launched to achieve these goals will generate thousands of jobs and put New York City on a path to economic recovery and growth.

"People are struggling and it's government's responsibility to help in every way possible," said Mayor Bloomberg. "Our plan will help put more New Yorkers back to work in the short-term, and allow us to make the long-term investments that are so critical to our city's future."

Read more about the Five Borough Economic Opportunity Plan (in PDF)
Read about the City's long-term strategy to diversify the economy (in PDF)





May 11, 2010
HPD Commissioner Cestero Invites Developers to Apply For $9 Million in Stimulus Funds to Combat Foreclosure and Stabilize NYC Neighborhoods
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May 6, 2010
El Jardin De Selene Ribbon Cutting Marks Completion of Leed-Gold Development in The Bronx
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May 3, 2010
HPD Commissioner Cestero and HDC President Jahr Celebrate NYC Affordable Housing Day With Events in All Five Boroughs
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April 23, 2010
HPD Commissioner Cestero Announces Selection of TNS Development Group to Build 240 Units of Affordable Housing at Greenpoint Hospital Site
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March 26, 2010
HPD Commissioner Cestero & HDC President Jahr Announce New Bronx Development Deal
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March 16, 2010
HPD Commissioner Cestero Hails Court Decision to Appoint Management to Run Troubled Washington Heights Building
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March 15, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg, HUD Secretary Donovan and NYCHA Chairman Rhea Announce More Than $400 Million in Public and Private Funding and $65-$75 Million in Annual Federal Funding to Support More Than 20,000 Public Housing Units
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March 11, 2010
American Cities and States Convene in Berlin to Discuss First-Ever Global Marketing and Communications Campaign Promoting Travel to the United States
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March 11, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg, Governor Paterson, Borough President Markowitz, Bruce Ratner, Robert Diamond and Jay-Z Break Ground On Sports Arena in Brooklyn
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March 3, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg, Speaker Quinn and Anthony Anderson of "Law & Order" Launch Pilot Program to Train Women, Minorities and Struggling New Yorkers for Jobs in Film and TV Production
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March 2, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Kicks Off Week of Art Events Throughout City
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February 28, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses How New York City Will Meet Its Ambitious Affordable Housing Goals Despite Falling Tax Revenues in Weekly Radio Address
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February 26, 2010
NYC & Company Applauds Congress For Passage of the Travel Promotion Act
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February 24, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Unveils New Tool to Make It Easier for Entrepreneurs to Identify and Take Advantage of 44 City, State and Federal Business Incentive Programs
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February 22, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Unveils New Tool to Make It Easier for Entrepreneurs to Identify and Take Advantage of 44 City, State and Federal Business Incentive Programs
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February 21, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses How New York City Will Meet Its Ambitious Affordable Housing Goals Despite Falling Tax Revenues in Weekly Radio Address
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February 16, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Unveils New Tool to Make It Easier for Entrepreneurs to Identify and Take Advantage of 44 City, State and Federal Business Incentive Programs
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February 14, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses New Program to Help Homeowners at Risk of Foreclosure in Weekly Radio Address
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February 12, 2010
New York City to Welcome Largest Group of Chinese Visitors for a Week of Iconic City Experiences February 14-21
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February 8, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg Unveils New Tool to Make It Easier for Entrepreneurs to Identify and Take Advantage of 44 City, State and Federal Business Incentive Programs
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February 4, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Winners of Inaugural NYC BigApps Competition
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February 3, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg and Borough President Markowitz Announce Rehabilitation Plan for Loew's Kings Theatre in Brooklyn
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February 3, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg, MTA Chairman Walder and Other Officials Visit 34th Street Cavern for Update On City's 7-Train Subway Extension
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February 2, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg and NYC Media Launch "Job Hunt" - a New Television Series to Help New Yorkers Navigate the Job Market
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January 25, 2010
240-Block Rezoning Proposal for Astoria Begins Public Review
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January 25, 2010
Statement of Mayor Bloomberg on the Start of Public Approval Process for Flushing Commons in Queens
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January 24, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses New Program to Help Homeowners at Risk of Foreclosure in Weekly Radio Address
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January 20, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg Delivers 2010 State of the City Address Detailing His Plans for the Recovery Ahead and the Strategy Behind It
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January 19, 2010
NYC & Company travels with tourism delegation to Madrid to attend Fitur and promote New York to fifth-largest overseas market
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January 15, 2010
HPD Commissioner Cestero Joins Chair of White House Council on Environmental Quality For Tour of First Housing Development To Receive Federal Funding For Green Retrofit Program
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January 14, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg Announces New York City to Receive More Than $20 Million in Stimulus Funds from US Department of Housing and Urban Development for Neighborhood Stabilization
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January 11, 2010
HPD Commissioner Cestero, HDC President Jahr Announce L+M Development Partners to Begin Rehabilitation of a Section 8 Rental Building in Harlem
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January 10, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses New York City's Tourism Success in 2009 - Becoming Most Popular U.S. Destination and Surpassing Pre-Recession Job Levels - in Weekly Radio Address
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January 8, 2010
HPD Commissioner Cestero Announces That with Frigid Temperatures Expected to Continue This Weekend HPD Will Intensify Heat Enforcement Efforts
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January 8, 2010
Statement of HPD Commissioner Cestero on News of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village Mortgage Default
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January 7, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Winner of "NYC Next Idea" Global Business Plan Competition: Entrepreneur Team from Indian Institute of Technology
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January 4, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg Announces New York City Was 2009's Most Popular U.S. Tourist Destination for First Time in Nearly 20 Years As Leisure and Hospitality Jobs Surpass Pre-Recession Levels
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January 4, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg Announces New York City was 2009's Most Popular U.S. Tourist Destination For First Time In Nearly 20 Years As Leisure And Hospitality Jobs Surpass Pre- Recession Levels
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