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Gowanus rezoning could require developers to buy Housing Authority"s air rights

An upcoming rezoning of Gowanus is expected to create thousands of apartments, including affordable units, a public promenade bordering the canal, new schools, manufacturing and retail spaces to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Nycha mulls private development to stem decline

The New York City Housing Authority is considering selling its air rights as well as allowing private developers to both build market-rate apartments on its unused land and manage more than one-third... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 16th, 2018

City to sell $1B of public-housing air rights

The de Blasio administration plans to sell New York City Housing Authority unused air rights to developers for the first time, the mayor announced Wednesday as part the latest effort to bring the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 12th, 2018

Developers set to contribute to city-funded housing for homeless

The New York City Council on Thursday will vote on legislation that will require developers of large housing projects receiving financial assistance from the City to allocate 15 percent of t.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyDec 20th, 2019

Pulte to build affordable townhouses in Palm Beach County

Pulte Homes will partner with the West Palm Beach Housing Authority to build an affordable townhome project in the city. This deal was a result of the county’s affordable housing program for projects in unincorporated areas. Developers of major r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2018

Developers seek greater density along Gowanus Canal

Several property owners have banded together to lobby for the right to erect larger buildings next to the Gowanus Canal as part of an upcoming rezoning. In June the Department of City Planning... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 29th, 2018

Developers apply to turn former Queens hospital into 350 apartments

A rezoning application to convert the former Parkway Hospital in Queens into 351 units of affordable and market-rate housing entered the public review process Monday.The Manhattan-based Jasper... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 24th, 2018

Building housing in Minneapolis? The city may soon require affordable units

A plan that would require local developers to include affordable units in their Minneapolis buildings will be heard by the Planning Commission's committee of the whole on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2018

Can modular highrises help solve the Bay Area"s housing crunch? Developers turn to Oakland to find out

Given the Bay Area’s soaring housing demand and scarce land, building taller residential buildings seems like an ideal solution. In practice, however, highrise buildings require steel or concrete framing and are far more expensive to build per square.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2018

Mayor may float Bloomberg housing plan he once bashed

Mayor Bill de Blasio is preparing a revised plan to raise money for the troubled New York City Housing Authority by working with private property managers and developers. And a major change to the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 17th, 2018

City Hall clashes with Council over homeless bill

The de Blasio administration opposes a bill that would require housing developers to set aside units for homeless New Yorkers, officials said Monday at a hearing. The legislation, proposed by Bronx... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 15th, 2019

Gowanus rezoning plan expected next week

Developers and planning experts expect the city to reveal its rezoning plan for Gowanus as early as next week. The zoning proposal would be a major step in the de Blasio administration's vision to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 15th, 2019

Here’s how the South Station air-rights tower will impact your commute

The development team behind the air-rights tower coming to South Station and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority late Friday outlined how the mammoth mixed-use project will impact commuters who use the major transit hub. The 2.75-million-squ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2020

Bushwick rezoning not looking good

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature effort to rezone swaths of the city to spur housing development and the construction of in order to relieve the affordability crisis has hit .  Several sources say... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 6th, 2020

Judge strikes down de Blasio"s Inwood rezoning plan

The 2018 rezoning of Inwood led by Mayor Bill de Blasio was struck down by a state judge Thursday, dealing a major blow to one of the administration's signature affordable-housing efforts.  Judge... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 24th, 2019

Inwood"s biggest developer says scuttled rezoning will upend huge affordable housing project

The biggest developer in Inwood said the economics for a 730-unit affordable housing development his firm had been planning to raise may have just been upended by a surprise court decision that... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 24th, 2019

Magic City Newsmakers: SouthPoint Bank, Vulcan Materials, Family Promise, Griffin Electric and more

Good works SouthPoint Bank Home Mortgage, a locally owned and operated financial institution, has established a collaborative relationship between SouthPoint Bank, Alabama Housing Finance Authority and FHLBank Atlanta to offer home purchase assis.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 23rd, 2019

AT&T suing officials in Delaware citing constitutional rights

AT&T Inc. – citing constitutional rights – would like some relief from some Delaware officials. The Dallas-based company (NYSE: T) has brought a lawsuit against the officials, claiming a misuse of authority, according to a court filing. AT&T and re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2019

Housing Authority to acquire apartment complex, plans $20M renovation

The Housing Authority of the Birmingham District is renovating an affordable housing development near Center Point and is also looking to partner with a developer on a multifamily renovation in North Avondale. The authority is investing $20 million .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2019

Cuomo proposes new regulations on real estate agents to prevent discrimination

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing new regulations on the real estate industry aimed at preventing housing discrimination. The new rules announced Monday would require more exposure of fair housing laws in client interactions and at open houses. Specif.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 17th, 2019

Sacramento"s updated affordable housing policies reflect new priorities

The city has adopted updated criteria with changes of interest for affordable housing developers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2019