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  • pied

    From left: Unit at the Park Imperial, Mayor Bill de Blasio and State Senator Brad Hoylman

    Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to reject proposed legislation to levy a tax on pieds-à-terre. [more]

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  • asphalt14n-1-web

    Rendering of Upper East Side waste-transfer site (Credit: Michael Singer Studio and Thomas O’Connor)

    Upper East Side residents who oppose the controversial waste-transfer station planned for East 91st Street released an attack ad yesterday. In it, area locals accuse Mayor Bill de Blasio of ignoring the project’s impact on low-income and minority communities in the area. [more]

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  • From left: Vicki Been, Flushing, Queens and Bill de Blasio

    From left: Vicki Been, Flushing, Queens and Bill de Blasio

    Mayor Bill de Blasio is looking to rezone west Flushing. [more]

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  • City to shoulder more public benefit costs

    November 13, 2014 06:31PM
    Spinola-Weisbrod

    From left: Steven Spinola and Carl Weisbrod

    The city will shoulder a higher share of costs associated with creating public benefits such as schools and parks, in order to encourage more developers to address the affordable housing crisis, chairman of the City Planning Commission Carl Weisbrod said on a panel today. [more]

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  • From left: brownstones in New York and Bill de Blasio

    From left: brownstones in New York and Bill de Blasio

    The landlords of New York have a bone to pick with the mayor. [more]

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  • From left: Senator Brad Hoylman, Hall Willkie, Carol Kellermann, Steven Spinola and John Burger

    From left: Senator Brad Hoylman, Hall Willkie, Carol Kellermann, Steven Spinola and John Burger

    UPDATED, Sept. 24, 6:37 p.m.: This week, State Senator Brad Hoylman indicated he plans to introduce legislation that would levy a tax on pieds-à-terre. While the bill has yet to be introduced, the specter of such a proposal has some real estate insiders and tax policy experts sounding dire warnings about the chilling impact the levy would have on the market. [more]

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  • From left: Bill de Blasio, Coney Island Houses and Charles Schumer

    From left: Bill de Blasio, Coney Island Houses and Charles Schumer

    A $108 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be granted to the Coney Island Houses to make repairs in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, according to an announcement from Mayor Bill de Blasio and Senator Charles Schumer. [more]

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  • From the August issue: Seven months into his term, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s influence on the real estate industry is already significant. [more]

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  • north-shore

    Bill de Blasio and North Shore on Staten Island

    Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to attract more technology companies to New York City’s five boroughs, and that plan includes Staten Island. [more]

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  • gracie

    Gracie Mansion in Yorkville

    Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family received $65,000 in furnishings from Dumbo-based chain West Elm for the Gracie Mansion in Yorkville. [more]

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  • From left: Scott Stringer and Bill de Blasio

    From left: Scott Stringer and Bill de Blasio

    Mayor Bill de Blasio and Comptroller Scott Stringer will establish a $350 million fund to support affordable housing.

    The proposal is seen as a step forward in the mayor’s plan to create and preserve 200,000 affordable units over the coming decade. [more]

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  • poor-door

    From left: Gary Barnett, 40 Riverside Boulevard and Mayor Bill de Blasio

    Despite criticizing developers’ use of “poor doors,” Mayor Bill de Blasio voted in favor of a zoning resolution change in 2009  that allowed a building to have separate entrances. [more]

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  • BDBTOP

    Mayor Bill de Blasio

    Maybe Mayor Bill de Blasio should’ve called it the “tale of three cities.” The city’s most forgotten group, according to City Record managing editor Steven Malanga in a New York Post editorial, is New York’s middle class.

    “From its arcane regulatory regime to the nosebleed taxes and fees it imposes on firms and individuals, City Hall drives up the cost of living and working here dramatically, making it harder for ordinary New Yorkers to get ahead,” Malanga wrote. [more]

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  • From left: Bill de Blasio and Franklin Avenue in East New York

    From left: Bill de Blasio and Franklin Avenue in East New York

    Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to transform East New York — and thus establish a “template” for his administration’s affordable housing plan — could face some challenges. [more]

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  • From left: Margery Perlmutter and Bill de Blasio

    From left: Margery Perlmutter and Bill de Blasio

    Mayor Bill de Blasio is reportedly on the verge of naming Margery Perlmutter to become the new chairperson of the Board of Standards and Appeals.

    Perlmutter is a partner at law and lobbying firm Bryan Cave. She also serves on the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Before joining Bryan Cave, Perlmutter was a managing partner at a private architecture firm for 15 years. [more]

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  • From left: Bill de Blasio, a rendering for a proposed development at Brooklyn Bridge Park and Brooklyn Bridge Park

    From left: Bill de Blasio and Brooklyn Bridge Park

    Brooklyn residents who oppose the mayor’s plan to build below-market-rate apartments in Brooklyn Bridge Park are scheduled to meet the city’s lawyers in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Friday. [more]

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  • From left: Rick Chandler, construction and Bill de Blasio

    From left: Rick Chandler, construction and Bill de Blasio

    UPDATED: Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed Rick Chandler, an assistant vice president for facilities at Hunter College, as the commissioner of the Department of Buildings.  [more]

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  • From left: Mayor Bill de Blasio, Downtown Brooklyn and Borough Hall

    From left: Mayor Bill de Blasio, Downtown Brooklyn and Borough Hall

    Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to introduce a proposal on Wednesday to revamp Downtown Brooklyn. [more]

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  • Proposed park at the Upper East Side waste transfer station

    Proposed park at the Upper East Side waste transfer station

    Residents who have long opposed a waste transfer station on the Upper East Side are now trying to make the best of the situation. [more]

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  • From left: Rendering of CAMBA Gardens Phase II at  560 Winthrop Street, Brooklyn and Stuyvesant Town

    From left: Rendering of CAMBA Gardens Phase II at 560 Winthrop Street, Brooklyn and Stuyvesant Town

    As the de Blasio administration rounds the six-month mark, more than 8,700 units of affordable housing have already been financed. [more]

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