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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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The Worst Landlords In New York 2014

For the fourth year in a row, the Public Advocate has released a list of the worst landlords in New York City....
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City To Spend $23M Repairing 3 Bronx Buildings

The city has allotted nearly $23 million to renovate three affordable housing properties in Bronx....
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CVS On Burke Avenue Torn Down

The CVS on Burke Avenue has been torn down following last week's roof collapse....
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Tenants Sue Landlord Over Alleged Violations

Some residents in Mount Eden took their landlord to court today for alleged housing violations....
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Rising Rent In Bronx Spurs Homelessness

A new report says skyrocketing rents in Bronx are pushing more families into homelessness....
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Bronx CVS Demolished After Partial Roof Collapse

There was a partial collapse of the roof of a CVS in the Williamsbridge section of Bronx Wednesday, and the building has been demolished....
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Affordable Housing Complex For Seniors In Bronx

The need for affordable housing is always an issue, especially for seniors. Now, construction is underway in the Baychester section of Bronx on two new properties that offer low-income housing for seniors age 62 and older....
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Morris Court To Bring 201 Affordable Units To South Bronx

A full city block bound by 142nd Street, 143rd Street and Morris Avenue in the South Bronx is being transformed into a mixed-income residential complex as a joint venture by lead developers Azimuth Development Group, Best Development Group and the Upper Manhattan Development Corp., as well as general contractor Joy Construction Corp....
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Bronx Independent Living Services Receives Community Awareness Project Funding

Bronx Independent Living Services (BILS) has received funding from the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators (NAVAA) through a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), within the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, to promote community awareness of crime victims' rights and services during 2013 National Crime Victims' Rights Week....
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Celebrate The Opening Of Intervale Senior Residences

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC), Azimuth Development Group, Best Development, South East Bronx Community Organization Development, Inc. (SEBCO) and partners celebrated the opening of Intervale Senior Residences, a newly constructed senior housing building located at 1115 Intervale Avenue in Bronx....
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Notice Of Formation Of Cara Mia My, LLC

Articles of Organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State (SSNY) on 08/11/2017.
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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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John Ryan

is a Clifton Park, New York native, a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City and a freelance reporter and photographer. He received a bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy in 2003. He served two tours in Iraq as a platoon leader in the U.S. Army, wrote a 160-page guide to capture insurgents and earned a Bronze Star for meritorious service before being discharged as a captain in 2008. He is a certified personal trainer and will represent Ireland at the World Lacrosse Championships this summer (2010).