WRECKING WITHOUT THE BALL: AN EVICTION LOOPHOLE

State says law's vague definition of 'demolition' gives owners wide grounds for evictions.

By Rachel Nielsen

A state regulation has been allowing private building owners to evict rent-stabilized tenants by demolishing apartment buildings – but the Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR)says that no matter how it words the regulation, it doesn’t have the power to prevent owners from using the law to replace stabilized apartments with market-rate units.

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Achieving Hugh Carey's "True Economy"

Fiscal crises, three decades apart, affirm opportunity for budget reform

By Malcolm A. Smith

 

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Killbuck Obtains Rescue ATV

KILLBUCK - State Senator Cathy Young today visited Kill Buck Fire District #1 to announce funding towards the purchase of an All Terrain Vehicle to assist in the effort to respond quickly and efficiently to wildfires and other emergencies.

State Senator Cathy Young today visited Kill Buck Fire District #1 to announce funding towards the purchase of an All Terrain Vehicle to assist in the effort to respond quickly and efficiently to wildfires and other emergencies.

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Senator Serrano Joins Other Elected Officials At The Museum Of The City Of New York's Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

On Wednesday, August 13, 2008, the Senator spoke at a ribbon cutting ceremony for 3,000 square feet of new gallery space at The Museum of the City of New York.  The James G. Dinan and Elizabeth R. Miller Gallery was made possible through a mixture of government funding and private funds. The Senator is among the museum's strongest supporters in Albany.

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Senator Parker Pleads For Public Housing Dollars

Brooklyn, NY)—As the people of New York City continue to bear financial hardships, Senator Kevin Parker (D-Brooklyn) addressed the New York City Housing Authority at a Wednesday, August 13, public hearing to help residents remain in their homes.

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Celebrate Our Diversity Day Flyer And Letter

Lanza Secures $200,000 For The Boy Scouts Of America

STATE SENATOR ANDREW LANZA ANNOUNCES

$200,000 IN FUNDING TO THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

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State Grant Creates "grape Discovery Center In Westfield"

Westfield - A major investment in economic growth was announced today by Senator Catharine Young, who has secured $1.05 million through the Upstate revitalization capital investment fund to create a Grape Discovery Center in the Westfield area

The attraction will be modeled after the successful Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center that draws tens of thousands of visitors every year.

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE CUTS COULD LEAD TO HIGHER LOCAL PROPERTY TAXES

OLEAN – In an effort to block sharp reductions to local government assistance, State Senator Catharine Young, (R,I,C-Olean) has said she will oppose $250 million in local cuts proposed last week by the Governor which

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Bonacic: Affordable Workforce Housing On The Horizon In Wawayanda

State Senator John J.

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