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Deputy Mayor: Prevailing Wages Would Cost City 17,000 Affordable Apartments

Alicia Glen, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s deputy mayor for housing and economic development, told the City Council today that obligating developers who receive the controversial 421a tax break to pay construction workers… 869 more words

Council Speaker Launches 'Task Force' to Save Rent-Regulated Apartments

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced today the formation of a new, 14-member “Affordable Housing Preservation Task Force” consisting of council members whose districts have hemorrhaged rent-regulated apartments—and several of which are targeted for “upzoning” for greater development under Mayor Bill de Blasio’s… 637 more words

Council Members Fear Insufficient Protections for Workers in de Blasio Housing Plan

Members of the City Council’s committees on contracts and housing today clashed with Vicki Been, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s commissioner of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, over whether the mayor’s… 674 more words

Rent Guidelines Board Chairwoman Proposes Tax Plan to Finance Affordable Housing

Rachel Godsil—whom Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed chairwoman of the Rent Guidelines Board—today proposed the city finance affordable housing through a novel neighborhood-based tax plan. 396 more words

When Will New York Get More Micro-Units?

Micro-units! It’s been nearly two years since then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that Monadnock Development and nARCHITECTS would be building the 55-unit micro pilot project on E. 360 more words

RDP Houses: An issue in Grahamstown

    Residents still complaining about RDP Houses

There are new built Reconstruction Development Project (RDP) houses in extension 10, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape.
There seems to be an issue when it comes to who gets to receive the house first. 728 more words


Radio 6PR’s “Rumour File” tipped us off that the City of Canning was planning to lease a shop at Carousel to use as offices for staff. 517 more words

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