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NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 20-06
Monday, September 25, 2006

More info: (212) 863-5300
RSVPs (212) 863-7054
Press Contact: Carmen E. Boon - (212) 863-5176


HPD’S OWNERS’ NIGHT TO PROVIDE RESIDENTIAL OWNERS IN QUEENS WITH FREE BUILDING MANAGEMENT ADVICE



Homeowners, co-op owners and building owners and landlords from St. Albans, Hollis, Cambria Heights, Jamaica, Baisley Park, Addisleigh Park; parts of Queens Village, Rosedale, Springfield Gardensin Queens are invited to attend a Thursday October 5th Owner's Night at Presbyterian Church of Saint Albans  organized by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD).  The event is co-sponsored by Council Member Leroy B. Comrie, Jr.who represents District 27 which includes the Queens neighborhoods mentioned above. 

The event will provide information on the availability of HPD services and courses on low-interest loans, building management and maintenance, owner-tenant relations, housing violations correction, expense reduction strategies 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

“Owner's night is a wonderful opportunity for all homeowners, both new and existing, to learn about all of the services the Department of Housing, Preservation and Development has available to enhance and protect their investment”, stated Council Member Leroy B. Comrie, Jr.

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 8,000 property owners to events across New York City. 

WHAT: Owners Night, a program by the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development

WHEN:    Thursday October 5th, 2006, from 6:30pm-8:00pm

WHERE: Presbyterian Church of Saint Albans, 190-09 119th Ave. Saint Albans, NY 11412


DIRECTIONS: E or J Train to Archer Ave., then take the #4 or #84 Bus to 190th St.

SEATING IS LIMITED: PLEASE RSVP BY CALLING 212-863-7054 OR 311 BY OCTOBER 4th

 

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

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The Department of Housing Preservation and Development's mission is to promote quality housing and viable neighborhoods for New Yorkers. The department is the nation's largest municipal housing development agency and is implementing Mayor Bloomberg's New Housing Marketplace Plan to build and preserve 165,000 units of affordable housing over ten years. The New Housing Marketplace Plan is the largest municipal affordable housing effort in the nation's history. HPD also encourages the preservation of affordable housing through education, outreach, loan programs and enforcement of housing quality standards.

 




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