Manhattan and Bronx Borough Presidents Alert Residents of Northern Manhattan and Bronx to Section 8 Voucher Scam

Borough Presidents announce legal action and assistance on behalf of low-income victims swindled out of their life savings Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., joined by HPD, NYCHA, other elected officials, and housing advocates today alerted Northern Manhattan and Bronx residents to a housing scam that has defrauded…

Bronx Borough President Diaz Met Dominican Delegation to Discuss the Environment

On Thursday, September 17, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. welcomed to his office the Secretary of State for Environment and Natural Resources of the Dominican Republic, Dr. Jaime David Fernandez, and the Consul General of the Dominican Republic in New York, Rafael Evans, among other representatives, to discuss environment and green strategies. Borough President…

Bronx Borough President Diaz Issues Negative Recommendation on Kingsbridge Armory Project

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued a negative recommendation to the City Planning Commission concerning the redevelopment of the Kingsbridge Armory. As part of the Uniform Land Use Review Process (ULURP), Borough President Diaz is authorized to submit recommendations on development projects that come before the City for approval, such as the proposed…

Bronx Borough President Diaz & RWDSU President Appelbaum Discuss Principles of Kingsbridge Armory CBA and Delayed ULURP Response

On Wednesday, August 26th, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Stuart Appelbaum, president of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, joined together in the shadow of the Kingsbridge Armory to discuss their shared commitment to the goals of the draft community benefits agreement that has been submitted to the Related Companies, the City-selected…