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City promises $75 million Harlem affordable-housing development plan
New York Daily News
The facade of 2730 Frederick Douglass Blvd. In Harlem, one of 14 Harlem buildings that will be kept affordable for moderate income families for the next 30 years under a deal with the city. The city has inked a $75 million deal that will keep 14 Harlem
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Raw Sewage in Hudson a ‘Continuous Problem,’ Experts Say
DNAinfo
(DNAinfo/Jeff Mays) HARLEM The 200 million gallons of raw sewage that flowed into the Hudson River after a fire at Harlem’s North River Wastewater Treatment Plant last week has been described as “calamitous” and “devastating” by environmental
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FC Harlem youngsters treated to Man. United clinic
Major League Soccer
Ahead of Wednesday’s MLS All-Star Game (8:30 PM ET; ESPN2/TeleFutura/TSN), the Red Devils’ affiliated youth soccer program brought that philosophy to New York City, where it hosted a clinic for local players at Jacob Schiff Soccer Field in Harlem on
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HARLEM CONDO DEVELOPMENT, PS90, ANNOUNCES 80% OF UNITS ARE CLOSED OR UNDER
RealEstateRama (press release)
Halstead Property Development Marketing and West 147th Street Associates LLC, an affiliate of L+M Development Partners, Inc., today announced that 80% of the units are closed or under contract at PS90, a premier residential development in Harlem.
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Augusta State basketball star Daniel Dixon signs with Harlem Ambassadors
Examiner.com
The basketball phenom has been contracted to play for a community organization, the Harlem Ambassadors. The Ambassadors aren’ta typical basketball team. Ever heard of the Harlem Globetrotters? Well, they are in the same realm as theremember from your
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The Closeted Truth: Harlem Renaissance And Homosexuality
News One
Quiet as it’s keep, many of the most notable writers of the Harlem Renaissance identified themselves openly or not-so-openly as homosexual, bisexual or sexually ambiguous. Luminaries of the New Negro movement such as Countee Cullen, Claude McKay,
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This Week: Better Transit in Flushing, Safer Streets in Harlem
Streetsblog New York (blog)
7:00 PM Wednesday: Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard in Harlem is a dangerous speedway where people have suffered serious and fatal injuries in separate crashes over the past few months. NYC DOT and Manhattan Community Board 10 are putting on a
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Hotels for Young, Hip Crowd
Wall Street Journal
The Aloft in Harlem, which opened last year, maintains the W’s hip vibe. But the Aloft, a three-year-old brand by Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc., also lacks such basics as a restaurant, full closets or bathtubs. This keeps the price down,
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City Promotes $75 Million Harlem Affordable-Housing Plan

 

NEW YORK–New York City inked a $75 million deal that will keep 14 Harlem buildings affordable for moderate income families for the next 30 years.

The deal has been made between the city Department of Housing Preservation and Development, NYC Housing Development Corp., Goldman Sachs, L+M Development Partners Inc. and Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement Inc., a collection of Harlem churches.

The NY Daily News Reports:

Current incomes range from $34,740 for a one-person household, $39,660 for two, $44,640 for three and $49,560 for a four-person household.

Some $13 million in work will be done on the buildings, including upgrading the apartment interiors, kitchens and bathrooms, facade work, waterproofing, roofing, elevator upgrades and improvements in the common areas.

Read More At NYDailyNews.com

City Promotes $75 Million Harlem Affordable-Housing Plan
Gerren Keith Gaynor
Mon, 25 Jul 2011 17:02:35 GMT

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