Schumer, Gillibrand, Serrano, Rangel, Crowley Announce Congress Has Passed Legislation that will Recognize the First Puerto Rican Congressman in US History, Herman Badillo, by Naming Bronx’s Morrisania Post Office in his Honor; Urge President To Sign Legislation Immediately 

History Maker Herman Badillo Served as Bronx Borough President & Was First Puerto Rican to Serve as Congressman; Badillo Also Served as NYC Deputy Mayor Under Ed Koch Schumer, Gillibrand, Serrano, Rangel, Crowley Put Forth Legislation to Rename Post Office in the Bronx After Herman Badillo, Which Has Now Passed Both Senate & House; Next…

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Lights, Camera, Action in the Bronx! Silvercup North to open next year

Silvercup Studios expanding with a new Bronx film and television production facility; $35M project brings hundreds of well-paying jobs New York, NY– July 7, 2015 – To help meet the growing needs of New York’s booming film and television production industry, Silvercup Studios, the Northeast’s leading independent film and television production studio facility, announced plans…

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HPD Commissioner Been Announces Request for Proposals to Build a New Affordable Mixed-Income Development in the Mott Haven Neighborhood of The Bronx

425 Grand Concourse, Location Of The Former P.S. 31 School Building, Will Be Transformed Into A New, Mixed-Income Affordable Housing Development Bronx, NY – New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Vicki Been announced today the release of a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) to develop a new mixed-income affordable housing…

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BP Diaz Praises Rent Freeze

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is praising this evening’s vote of the Rent Guidelines Board, which voted to freeze rents for rent stabilized tenants with one-year leases and to approve a two percent increase for tenants with two-year leases. “Tonight’s vote of the Rent Guidelines Board is historic, and will provide meaningful relief for…

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Pilot Access Coming to Jerome Park Reservoir

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is praising a decision by the City’s Department of Environmental Protection to expand public access to the Jerome Park Reservoir. “This is incredibly welcome news, and something my office has advocated for over the past few years. Jerome Park Reservoir is a historic gem of the Northwest Bronx, yet…

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NYCEDC Releases Request for Expressions of Interest for Spofford Live/Work Campus in Hunts Point

Responses Solicited for Mixed-Use, Live/Work Development to Include Substantial Affordable Housing and High-Quality Employment Opportunities New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the release of aRequest for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) for a mixed-income, live/work development on a City-owned site on Spofford Avenue in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the Bronx. The RFEI represents…

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