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Developer Files Plans For 43-Unit South Bronx Building

Private developer Paul Gjonaj filed plans to build a 43-unit apartment building in South Bronx, according to property records filed with the city Friday.
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120 More Affordable Units Available At Bronx’s Compass Residences Complex

Back in 2011, Dattner Architects created the West Farms Redevelopment Plan, a rezoning (the largest ever in Bronx at the time) of a 17-acre, 11-block former industrial area in Crotona Park East....
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Innovative Supportive Housing Project Breaks Ground In Bronx

A new building is rising on East 172nd Street. An apartment building, but it will not just be a place to live. ...
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Black Spruce Buys Bronx Multifamily Building For $26M

Black Spruce Management, led by Josh Gotlib, snapped up a 99-unit multifamily building in Bronx for $26 million....
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Meridian Negotiates $6M Mortgage In Bronx

Meridian negotiated a new mortgage in the amount of $6,000,000 on a five-story, 26-unit multifamily property located on Creston Avenue in Bronx, NY. The loan features a rate of 3.125 percent and a five-year term. Avi Weinstock and Chaim Tessler negotiated this transaction....
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City Accuses Bronx Landlord Of Running Rat-Infested Illegal Apartments

The city has accused a Bronx landlord of creating illegal apartments and allowing his building to become a breeding ground for rats. The building, where three people within a one-block radius of the building contracted rare rat-borne disease leptospirosis, is owned by Ved Parkash, the New York Post reported. One of them has since died. ...
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Omni Opens Affordable Housing In Bronx

Omni New York, LLC recently opened Morris Avenue Apartments, an affordable housing community in the Melrose neighborhood of Bronx....
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Bronx Affordable Apartments Designed By COOKFOX Going From $494/Month

A massive new COOKFOX-designed, fully affordable development in Bronx has now launched the housing lottery on its 227 apartments. Located at 4275 Park Avenue, the 12-story building overlooks the Metro-North train tracks in Tremont....
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Affordable Housing For Seniors Opens In Riverdale

A brand-new, green, affordable housing building intended for senior citizens has opened in Riverdale....
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Affordable Housing Complex With Charter School Coming To South Bronx

An affordable housing complex with a charter school on the ground floor and apartments for less than $500 a month is on its way to South Bronx....
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Here Is What The City Thinks Each NYC Borough Is Worth

The city’s Department of Finance estimates that all New York’s real estate put together is now worth $1.16 trillion (go figure). But not all boroughs are created equally....
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6 Vacant NYC Sites Will Give Way To 440 Affordable Apartments

In an additional boost to his affordable housing agenda, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced plans this week to convert six vacant city-owned lots into buildings with affordable housing and community services. Together these six sites, which are dispersed through Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan will create 440 new apartments....
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Queens Top For Foreclosure Numbers In City, Bronx Comes In Second

New York’s foreclosures hit a height in 2016 not seen since the two years immediately following the 2008 market crash, according to a new report from property research specialists PropertyShark. Queens was the site of the most foreclosures by a significant margin, with southeast Queens particularly hard hit in 2016....
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NYC To Turn 6 City-Owned Vacant Lots Into Affordable Housing, Totaling 440 Units

Six city-owned vacant lots in three boroughs will be transformed into affordable housing serving some of the city’s neediest populations — including the homeless and seniors — under a new plan by Mayor de Blasio....
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South Bronx Affordable-Housing Project To Include Concert Hall

WHEDco and BFC Partners are collaborating on a 426,000 square foot mixed-use development which includes affordable housing; the Bronx Music Hall, a community performance and event space; retail space; and green recreational space. It will serve as a cultural destination and site for music and dance performances, community events, production, and multimedia activities....
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Permits Filed For 83 Units Of Affordable Senior Housing At 771 Crotona Park North, Tremont

Bronx is full of affordable and senior housing, but one non-profit is planning the city’s first affordable development for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors in Tremont. Plans were filed last month for the seven-story facility at 771 Crotona Park North, across from the huge park of the same name....
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South Bronx’s Crotona Terrace Affordable Housing Opens Its Lottery

The lottery for the first batch of affordable apartments at the newly constructed development in the South Bronx’s Crotona Park East closed this summer, but now a second batch of units is hitting the housing lottery—and it’s even larger than the first....
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Start Of Construction On A New Energy-Efficient Supportive Housing Development

The First Lady Of New York City, Chirlaine Mccray,The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito, New York State Assembly Member Michael A. Blake, and other officials joins Unique People Services, the Community Preservation Corporation (CPC), and development partners to celebrate the start of construction on Lynn’s Place....
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$7.2M For Supportive Housing In Bronx & Buffalo

Gov. Cuomo has allotted $5.5 million for a supportive housing site in Bronx — part of a larger pot made available for a pair of projects in Bronx and Buffalo....
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Breaking Ground On Bronx River House

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined NYC DDC Commissioner Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora, NYC DEP Commissioner Emily Lloyd's Senior Advisor Marianna Koval, Congressman José E. Serrano, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., State Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz, Sr., Assembly Member Marcos Crespo, Council Member Maria del Carmen Arroyo, and Bronx River Administrator Linda R. Cox to break ground on the Bronx River House at Starlight Park....
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Bronx Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj Accepted Donations From The Albanian Mob

Bronx Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj accepted campaign cash from two men indicted for money laundering in connection with drug trafficking and a scheme to smuggle AK-47s and a rocket launcher to Kosovo, records show.
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Memorial Day 2017

Memorial Day is the time set aside to honor those who lost their lives in service to their country.
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Lightning In Bronx: Goal For Willie Negron

Inside the front lobby of the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Community Center in the Rosedale section of Bronx, Willie Negron waits patiently with a net of basketballs, uniforms and energy drinks. He is the owner, GM and coach of a semi pro basketball team that carries a lot of responsibility.

Bronx Woman Dies After Fall From Fifth Floor Of Apartment Building

A Bronx woman died after plummeting from the window of her fifth-floor apartment Friday and detectives are trying to determine if she was pushed, police sources said.
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Ridgewood Savings Bank Partners With Ariva To Provide Free Tax Preparation Services

Ridgewood Savings Bank is offering eligible Bronx, NY residents free tax preparation assistance this tax season with services provided by the non-profit organization, Ariva. Residents are eligible for tax preparation assistance if they are single with no dependents and earn less than $30,000, or file with dependents and earn less than $54,000.
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Bigot Busted For Bashing Gay Man With A Rock In Bronx

A crazed bigot smashed a gay man — who once accused the actor who voiced Elmo of victimizing him — in the head with a rock and a pipe, officials said.
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Sword Attack In Bronx Leaves Victim With Serious Arm Injury

A man wielding a sword seriously injured another man in Bronx Monday afternoon.
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