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February 26, 2020
How the Faithful are Partnering with Developers to Save Affordable Housing and America’s Homeless

Now, new evidence cited by housing advocates suggest increasing effective partnerships between developers and faith-based organizations with underutilized or vacant real estate holdings could help ease the nation’s affordable housing crisis. When these partnerships are done right, said Rev. David Bowers, vice president and Mid-Atlantic market leader for Enterprise Community Partners — a national nonprofit […]

February 10, 2020
Industry News – Week of 2/7/20

Updates provided by Austin Manna, Law Clerk Long-Awaited Report Seeks To Remedy NYC’s Unequal Property Tax Burden – Gothamist, 1/31/2020 One proposal to tax most residential properties at their full market value (instead of purchase price), so homeowners in more affluent neighborhoods can’t pay disproportionately low property taxes anymore The cap placed on rising property […]

February 7, 2020
Update Regarding DOB’s Enforcement of Local Law 110

On December 5, 2019 the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) began enforcing Local Law 110, which requires building owners to notify tenants of any DOB violation issued against a property. For any DOB/OATH summons issued after December 5, 2019 for a condition outside of an occupied dwelling unit, the owner must post a […]

February 7, 2020
Goldstein Hall Partner, Matthew Hall, Acknowledged in Enterprise’s White Paper – Leveraging Property Owned by Faith-Based Organizations to Create Affordable Homes and Public Benefit

  Enterprise Policy Development & Research (PD&R) team’s latest white paper, which explores leveraging property owned by faith-based organizations (FBOs) to create affordable homes. This resource aims to assists FBOs and community stakeholders interested in advancing this strategy with: 1) understanding what it takes to successfully undertake this solution; and 2) becoming familiar with the […]

January 31, 2020
Goldstein Hall Client, HANAC, Awarded Best in Green Affordable Multifamily Community Award at NAHB

HANAC Wins Best in Green Affordable Multifamily Community Award at the National Association of Home Builders During the last edition of the Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards which took place in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 21st, 2020, HANAC Corona Senior Residence was the recipient of the Best in Green Affordable Multifamily Award. The […]