Homeowners, co-op owners and building owners from Arrochar, Bulls Head, Concord, Dongan Hill, Emerson Hill, Fort Wadsworth, Grant City, Graniteville, Grasmere, Island of Meadows, Midland Beach, New Drop, Prall's Island, Richmondtown, South Beach, Todt Hill, Travis, Westerleigh and Willowbrook are invited to attend a February 28th “Owners’ Night” at the College of Staten Island Center for the Arts, 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 James Oddo.
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: Tuesday, February 28, 2006, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: The College of Staten Island Center for the Arts, 2800 Victory Blvd. Building 1P SI NY 10314
278 WEST EXIT 10, (EAST EXIT 8) LEFT ONTO VICTORY BLVD. LEFT FIRST LIGHT INTO CAMPUS GATE .
SEATING IS LIMITED: PLEASE RSVP BY CALLING 212-863-7054 OR 311 BEFORE FEBRUARY 26
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.