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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 […]

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 […]

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