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Wednesday, February 23, 2005
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Former Met Mo Vaughn Announce Plan to Rehabilitate 300 Units in Two Bronx Housing Developments
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced today that former New York Met Mo Vaughn and his company Omni New York LLC will purchase and renovate two apartment developments in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx.
PRESS RELEASE # 071-05




Wednesday, February 16, 2005
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Announces Several Innovative City-Sponsored Initiatives to Further Extend Affordable Housing
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced today the completed construction of a first-ever $12 million housing development for seniors with special needs and a $9.5 million refinanced mortgage generating nearly $3 million in savings to be used for the refurbishment and modernization of senior housing constructed two decades ago.
PRESS RELEASE # 067-05




Friday, February 11, 2005
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Assembly Housing Committee Chairman Vito J. Lopez Announces Community Partnership Initiative to Improve Housing in Bushwick, Brooklyn
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Shaun Donovan and New York State Assembly Housing Committee Chairman Vito J. Lopez today announced that City service providers will go door-to-door to provide residents with housing and healthcare services to improve the quality of housing in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
PRESS RELEASE # 058-05




Monday, February 7, 2005
NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development Hosts First Housing Education Expo
The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) will host its first Annual Spring Housing Education Expo on Friday, February 18 at 100 Gold Street in Lower Manhattan.
PRESS RELEASE # 01-05




Wednesday, January 19, 2005
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Hails the Adoption by the City Council of the Historic Hudson Yards Rezoning
"Our economic development strategy is about creating jobs and investing in communities across the City. Today, we can begin to realize our vision for New York City's future with the adoption of a comprehensive plan to turn a long-dormant Hudson Yards area into a vibrant, transit-accessible, 24/7 commercial and residential neighborhood."
PRESS RELEASE # 028-05




Monday, January 17, 2005
Volunteers and Families Renew King's Dream By Building Affordable Homes in Harlem
Volunteers from churches, synagogues and mosques throughout the city joined Habitat for Humanity - New York City to build six affordable homes in Harlem, honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision of ensuring social justice for all.




Tuesday, January 4, 2005
NY Acorn Housing Company Acquires HUD Foreclosed Buildings and Secures Low Income Housing
One hundred and eleven low-income families in four East Harlem buildings had a huge win when HUD foreclosed on the prior owner and then worked with the community group ACORN, and it's development arm the New York ACORN Housing Company, and HPD to insure that the buildings would be renovated for permanent affordable housing.




Monday, January 3, 2005
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Signs Legislation Increasing Penalties for Heat and Hot Water Violations
"The first bill before me is Introductory Number 114-A, sponsored by Council Members Moskowitz, Foster, Speaker Miller, Nelson, Reed, DeBlasio, Katz, Liu, Sears, Brewer, Avella, Baez, Dilan, Gerson, Gioia, Jackson, Lopez, Perkins, Quinn, Sanders Jr., Seabrook, Serrano, Vann, Clarke, Addabbo, Comrie, Fidler, Koppell, Martinez, Monserrate, Recchia, Reyna, Rivera, Gentile, Gennaro, James, Weprin and The Public Advocate, Betsy Gotbaum. This bill increases the civil penalty for violations of the Housing Maintenance Code relating to the failure to provide adequate heat and hot water."
PRESS RELEASE # 004-05




Thursday, November 29, 2005
CPC, DHCR and BRIDGE STREET DEVELOPMENT CORP. CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING OF QUINCY SENIOR RESIDENCE IN BROOKLYN
$14.8 Million Project Receives $11 Million in Tax Credits from New York State DHCR, $4.5 Million from The Community Preservation Corporation with additional financing from NYS Housing Trust Fund, and $480,000 and Land from NYC Dept. of Housing Preservation & Development



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