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Posts by Anika Nahar

The Building & Realty Institute (BRI) Reacts to the Westchester County Rent Guidelines Board’s Final Vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Anika Nahar, Campaign Communications Coordinatoranika@buildersinstitute.org The Building & Realty Institute (BRI) Reacts to the Westchester County Rent Guidelines Board’s Final VoteBoard Vote Spares Property Owners Another Rent Freeze But Falls Short of Covering Skyrocketing Costs  (ARMONK, N.Y.) On Monday, June 27, 2022, the […]

The BRI Unveils Legislative Agenda for 2022

As many of you know, the Board of Trustees went through a strategic planning process throughout 2020-2021. In that process, it was determined that the BRI’s advocacy program was too reliant on ad hoc conversations of the issues of the day. We were simply not […]

The Building and Realty Institute (BRI) and Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors (HGAR) Urge Legislators to Confront Legacy of Housing Discrimination by Eliminating Restrictive Covenants

(ARMONK, N.Y.) Members of the Building and Realty Institute (BRI) and Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors (HGAR) joined together to pen a letter to members of the New York Senate representing Westchester County and the Hudson Valley, urging them to confront the region’s legacy of […]

Welcome Home Westchester Releases Study: Multi-Family Housing Development Impacts in Westchester County Part One: School District Enrollment

Westchester badly needs more housing. Opponents of multifamily housing projects often cite a potential increase in school-aged children and a predicted drain on local school resources as a reason to oppose building badly needed multifamily housing, especially affordable workforce housing pegged to middle-class incomes. Neighborhood defenders […]

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