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NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development
Press Room

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR June 30th 2005
Press Release # 08-05
Monday, June 20, 2005

Press Contact: Neill McG. Coleman


HPD'S OWNERS' NIGHT TO PROVIDE RESIDENTIAL OWNERS WITH FREE BUILDING MANAGEMENT ADVICE

BROOKLYN, NY. Home owners and building owners from around Cypress Hills, East New York and Wyckoff Heights are invited to attend a June 30th "Owners' Night" at St. Peters Lutheran Church, 94 Hale Ave, organized by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD). The event will provide information on the availability of low-interest loans, building management and maintenance, owner-tenant relations, help with correcting housing violations and assistance with mortgages and refinancing. Attendees will watch a DVD entitled "Services for Residential Property Owners" that presents HPD's services and rehabilitation loan programs. A panel of experts from HPD will then answer questions. The event is co-sponsored by Council Member Erik Martin Dilan.

HPD's Owner Services Program travels from borough to borough, educating residential property owners about the availability of low-interest loans, free educational classes on subjects such as lead paint, energy conservation and fair housing as well as free owner counseling. Launched in February 2001, Owner's Nights have drawn more than 7,000 property owners to events across New York City.

WHAT: New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development Owners' Night

WHEN: Thursday, June 30, 2005, from 6:30pm-8:00pm

WHERE: St. Peters Lutheran Church 94 Hale Ave. Brooklyn NY, 11208.

SEATING IS LIMITED: PLEASE RESPOND TO (212) 863-7054 BY JUNE 27

For information on upcoming Owners Nights and other resources HPD makes available to building owners call 311 or log on to www.nyc.gov/hpd.

HPD is the nation's largest municipal housing preservation and development agency. A major responsibility of the agency is to encourage the preservation of affordable housing through education, outreach, loan programs and enforcement of housing quality standards.




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