NEW RENT GUIDELINES
ONE YEAR LEASE RENEWAL: 1% TWO YEAR LEASE RENEWAL: 1.5% For Owners that do not provide heat or hot water: ONE YEAR LEASE RENEWAL: .8% TWO YEAR LEASE RENEWAL: 1.2%
“Building Knowledge with the BRI” Now on WVOX 1460 AM
“Building Knowledge with The Building and Realty Institute” made its debut on Friday, June 2, on WVOX 1460 AM radio. The show which highlight members of the association and their respective contributions to the building, realty and construction industry- will run on Fridays from 11:30 […]
NY State Legislators, NYC Council Propose 2 Bills That Threaten Co-op Board’s Fiduciary Duties
The bills are: *S2540, sponsored by Sen. Kemp Hannon (R-C-IP 6th SD, Central Nassau County, L.I.) will require the Co-op to process a purchase application within 45 days or the applicant will automatically be approved. *S4551, sponsored by Sen. James Sanders, Jr. (D-WF, 10th SD, […]
The AOAC Is In Dire Need Of Your Attendance This “Rent Guildelines Season”
The AOAC is asking all its members to attend and participate in the Rent Guidelines Board’s public hearings & deliberations. Please come and stress upon them your day to day struggles. The tentative schedule is as follows, with locations and times, HCR officials said, […]
Member to Member Incentive Program and A Broad Spectrum of Medical, Dental, Vision & Wellness Programs Are Now Available
Member to Member Incentive Program The BRI’s New Incentive Program is comprised of special discounts and services that seventeen member companies, professional firms and BRI consultants have come forward to offer their fellow members. To take advantage of these special membership incentives, click on […]
Builders Institute Plans Vigorous Response to DEC’s Proposed Changes to SEQRA Regs
New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC’s) recent announcement of its first proposed changes in a generation to SEQRA has been initially met by building industry advocates with a mixture of hope and skepticism. Nevertheless, The Builders Institute plans a thorough review and […]
CCAC Joins The New York Metropolitan Coalition for Cooperatives in Opposing “Co-op Home Ownership Act”
The CCAC has joined a metropolitan area coalition to oppose proposed legislation calling for co-op boards to issue their respective decisions on accepting proposed shareholders within a 45-day time frame. The proposal, known as “The Fairness in Cooperative Home Ownership Act,” calls for every […]
Builder Confidence across the U.S. Holds Firm in January
Builder confidence in the market for newly built single family homes remained on “firm ground” in January, according to a recent building and realty industry report. The report, entitled The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), said that the […]
President Trump Has Big Proposals to Address the Needs of Our Nation’s Infrastructure
With the exception of Jefferson, we’ve never had another builder as President, until now. Builders build. The good ones not only build bridges and buildings, but enduring relationships as well. Trump’s challenge is not only to rebuild this nation, but to “bind up the nation’s […]
All Employers Need to Be Fully Prepared to Avoid Potential Judicial Problems with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Employers of all types must conduct processes of preparation in efforts to avoid possible litigation problems associated with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). That was the message stressed by Matthew Persanis, Esq., chief labor counsel to The Building and Realty Institute (BRI), at a […]
Holiday Cocktail Party a big hit!
We would like to thank all of our guests for attending our Holiday Cocktail Party at Moderne Barn. Your support of the BRI is appreciated. Happy Holidays!
Vendor Showcase An Overwhelming Success!
That phrase, most definitely, summarized the majority of opinions regarding the Oct. 13 Vendor Showcase of The Builders Institute (BI)/ Building and Realty Institute (BRI). Vendors, members of the building, realty and construction industry and the general public were adamant in praising the event […]