BRI News

Op-Ed: Homes for Those Who Protected the Homeland

This op-ed was written by Sgt. James A. Jenkins with the help of the Welcome Home Westchester coalition. Sgt. Jenkins is a retired Department of Veterans Affairs Career EAP manager AFGE and a Counselor Emeritus NYS OASAS. We’ll soon be celebrating another Veterans Day in America. […]

Statement for Westchester County’s 2022 Proposed Capital Budget

The proposed 2022 Capital Budget has been released by County Executive George Latimer on October 14, 2021.  The Welcome Home Westchester campaign hopes that this budget proposal will be swiftly approved by the Board of Legislators as it presents affordable housing as a top priority for funding and […]

The BRI Raises $10K For Habitat For Humanity

(ARMONK, N.Y.) The Building & Realty Institute (BRI) announced that it has raised $10,000 for Habitat for Humanity: New York City and Westchester County as part of its annual Charity Golf Outing. The event was held on October 4, 2021 at Anglebrook Golf Club in […]

LoHud Feature: Builders launch affordable housing push, Yonkers requires more low-cost units

Westchester residential builders, corporate leaders and fair housing backers on Thursday united to overcome resistance to affordable multi-family housing throughout the region. The Building & Realty Institute launched a campaign called “Welcome Home Westchester” that takes a multi-pronged approach to the problem.  The trade organization aims to work with municipal leaders and […]

Zoning and Site Plan Approval for 29 South Depot Plaza

A letter was submitted to the Planning Board of the Village of Tarrytown on behalf of the Welcome Home Westchester campaign to state our support for the proposed development of 29 South Depot Plaza, which we believe will be a great addition to the community […]

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