BRI News

Welcome Home Westchester Releases the “2 in ‘22” Agenda (ADUs & TOD)

Governor Hochul’s proposed $25 billion, five-year Housing Plan to preserve 100,000 affordable homes in both urban and rural communities, including 10,000 homes with support services for vulnerable populations, combined with a commitment to property tax relief, could very well be a game- changer for high-cost, […]

Organizations Including the BRI Pen Letter to Legislators Urging for $2B in Rent Relief for Tenants & Property Owners

January 21, 2022 Dear Senator Schumer, Senator Gillibrand, and Members of New York’s Congressional Delegation: On behalf of New York State’s (NYS) real estate and economic development industries, stretching from Buffalo to Brookhaven, we respectfully request the federal government provide additional funding to meet our state’s demand for COVID-19 […]

Press Release: The BRI Comments on the 2022 MCI Reasonable Cost Schedule

Comment on the 2022 MCI Reasonable Cost Schedule Per Update to Operational Bulletin 2021-1 January 25, 2022 (ARMONK, N.Y.) We appreciate the opportunity to present some commentary and feedback on the 2022 schedule of reasonable costs for Major Capital Improvements (MCIs). It is worth remembering that the MCI […]

New York Housing Co-ops Cheer New Law Clarifying Obligations Under the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 23, 2021Contact:Mary Ann RothmanCNYC Executive Director212 496-7400Rothman@CNYC.coopNew York Housing Co-ops Cheer New Law Clarifying Obligations Under the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act NEW YORK, NY – Organizations representing housing cooperatives across New York State and other associations that support co-ops and their […]

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 […]

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