Weekly Digest exclusively for NYREC Members

Week Ending Friday 11/15/13

News Roundup

Hot Items

Affordable Housing Forum
Sponsored by Manhattan Community Board 10
Saturday, November 16, 2013
8am to 5pm
Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building
163 West 125th Street, corner of Adam Clayton Powell Blvd and West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027

Manny has been asked to represent NYREC on a panel discussion affordable housing. Assembly Member Keith Wright and others will be in attendance. Some members of NYREC will be in attendance, including Brian Benjamin. We hope you can make it for all or part of the forum.

Meeting with HPD regarding MBE Opportunities
Monday, November 25, 2013
2:00PM - 3:30PM
HPD Office
100 Gold Street, 5th Floor Conference Room
New York, NY 10038

At long last HPD has reached out to us to reschedule the meeting to discuss MBE opportunities.Given that the administration is in transition, we didn't have too much say in the meeting date/time. If you can't make it please send a rep from your organization. Manny will take notes and share them with the membership for those that can't attend or send a rep. Please RSVP by clicking here to send Manny an email.

News Clippings

IMPORTANT: Weisbrod Brings Long Résumé to Advise the Mayor-Elect
From the New York Times: Click here.

End of Proposal to Raise Skyline on the East Side
From the New York Times: Click here.

Landowners to sue Cuomo, NY over ‘arbitrary’ fracking delay
From Gannett Albany: Click here.

Cuomo: Tax Free Program ‘Has To Work’ 
From State of Politics: Click here

IMPORTANT: Forward Me Your Clips!
This will be a weekly digest of news, specifically:
  • News clippings from media outlets
  • RFP and policy news
  • Events, seminars, workshops, conferences, hearings
  • Networking events
  • Personnel changes at agencies, legislative committees, etc.
Please don't assume Manny saw an article of interest; forward him anything you see. He'll include it in this end-of-week email blast.

Upcoming Events

All the events, workshops, conferences, hearings, etc. will go in this space. Important items and NYREC sponsored items will be highlighted in RED

NEEDED ASAP: What holiday parties should NYREC attend? Manny wants to use the parties to recruit potential members, as well as strengthen relationships, etc. Please email them to Manny directly at Please also share your own holiday party info if you wish to invite the entire NYREC membership.
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