Engel, Dems Push for Release of Funds to Improve Power Grids in Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands

$2 billion in funding currently being held up by HUD inaction   Washington D.C. – Congressman Eliot Engel, a top member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, joined a bicameral group of lawmakers in writing to Trump Administration officials calling for immediate action to release $2 billion in federal funds allocated to build new, resilient…

Comptroller Stringer Announces Reforms to Equip City with 21st Century Technology

Revises Comptroller’s Directive 10 to update minimum useful life for information technology Sets standards to enable City to acquire tablets and state-of-the-art cloud computing using capital funds (New York, NY) — New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer today released a revision to Comptroller’s Directive 10 to ensure that New York City government is equipped with…

CITY AND STATE OFFICIALS JOIN THE ROCKOWER CORPORATION, M. MELNICK & CO. AND PARTNERS CUT RIBBON FOR 810 RIVER AVENUE IN THE BRONX

The mixed-income, mixed-use 810 River Avenue development is the first project to take advantage of the 2009 New York City Department of City Planning 161st Street/River Avenue Rezoning Bronx, New York – The New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC), Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and New York State Homes and Community Renewal…

BP DIAZ FIGHTS FOR INCREASED MWBE PARTICIPATION IN NEW YORK CITY’S PENSION FUND

Two resolutions introduced today would require the NYCERS to significantly increase its business with Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises This morning, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will introduce two resolutions designed to increase diversity at the New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS), which administers the retirement benefits for over 350,000 members, by increasing…

NYCEDC Allocates Mutual Housing Association of New York $18M to Construct Industrial Center in the South Bronx

50,000 square foot Bronx-based project is part of The Peninsula, and will support various small and medium-sized industrial businesses and the creation of 75 jobs Rendering by WXY Architecture+ urban design and Body Lawson Associates Bronx, NY – New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the selection of Mutual Housing Association of New York…