Council Members Levine and Gibson, Joined by Advocacy Groups, Hold Hearing on the Right to Counsel for Low-Income Tenants in Housing Court

Former NYS Chief Judge Lippman, NYC Comptroller Stringer, NYC Public Advocate  James, and dozens of other elected officials and advocacy groups attended to testify and show their support for the bill, which has also been endorsed in a recent editorial by the New York Times New York, NY – Council Members Mark Levine and Vanessa Gibson held…

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SBH Health System, L+M Development Partners and Hornig Capital Partners Break Ground On New Wellness and Affordable Housing Project

Bronx, NY—SBH Health System (St. Barnabas Hospital), L+M Development Partners and Hornig Capital Partners joined New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR), New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), and Wells Fargo today to break ground on a new $156 million, mixed-use development on the SBH Health System campus that incorporates…

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Bronx Borough President Diaz, Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications and LinkNYC Celebrate Free Wi-Fi in the Bronx

LinkNYC kiosks are replacing payphones throughout NYC with free, super-fast Wi-Fi hotspots, phone calls, device charging, and more More than 700 Links to be installed in the Bronx, building on City’s effort to bridge the digital divide BRONX — CityBridge partners, the New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz,…

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Governor Cuomo Announces Designation of 12 New Brownfield Opportunity Areas

State Providing Tools to Local Governments to Revitalize Communities Across New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the designation of 12 new Brownfield Opportunity Areas in communities across New York. These designations help participants develop strategies to revitalize neighborhoods affected by dormant and blighted properties. Projects in these areas will be given priority…

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BP Diaz Allocates Nearly $1 Million to Bronx Cultural Institutions

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has announced the allocation of nearly $1 million in capital funds to four cultural institutions around the borough of The Bronx. “With over three million people visiting our cultural institutions each year, there is a need to fund and strengthen them to allow for their continued growth,” said Bronx Borough…

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BP Diaz Invests Over $14 Million in Bronx Parks

FY 2017 Funding Includes $10 Million Towards Renovation of Historic Orchard Beach Pavilion Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced that his office has invested over $14.3 million in FY 2017 capital funds to improve parks throughout The Bronx, including $10 million to restore the historic Orchard Beach pavilion and upgrades to playgrounds and…

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