concern middle island housing development fund corp.
NYS Entity Status
NYS Filing Date
JUNE 16, 2014
NYS DOS ID#
NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION RESERVATION
2014 - CONCERN MIDDLE ISLAND HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FUND CORP.
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- The island ghost town in the middle of the SF Bay
By Jessica Placzek, KQED - Thursday Jul 20, 2017
- SoftBank-led $114M Round Puts Qualcomm’s Brain Corp. on New Path
By Bruce V. Bigelow - Thursday Jul 20, 2017
San Diego’s Brain Corp., founded in 2009 as a Qualcomm-incubated startup to develop software and computer systems that emulate the human brain, seems to have found a new path forward. SoftBank’s new Vision Fund has led a $114 million investment to advance the company’s artificial intelligence technology. Qualcomm Ventures, which previously invested about $11 million […]
- Sound Off: The huge cost of pricing out
Friday Jun 30, 2017
If we don’t there won’t be anyone around to serve the food, fix the telephone poles or clerk in a retail store.If enough folks leave, rental rates and housing demand may go down.Increase the minimum wage to an actual living wage, allow more density as Oakland has done for accessory structures in residential neighborhoods and allow more multiunit housing in areas close to bus/BART.[...] there are affordable housing programs where in the city offers developers extra floors and exemptions from other requirements in exchange for promises to include affordable housing.Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) workshops and free coaching help low-income and working-class first-time home buyers learn of their many options to get into the tight and costly San Francisco market.The guidelines for Area Median Income (AMI) vary by property, ranging up to 120 percent, and is dependent on the family’s available downpayment.The principal amount, plus an equitable share of appreciation, is paid at the end of the loan term, or repaid upon sale or transfer.With the City cognizant of the need to help our middle-class SFUSD educators live where they work, the Teacher Next Door (TND) program was created for households making no more than 200 percent AMI.TND funds can be used for downpayment and closing costs to purchase either a BMR or a market-rate unit.Just look around at the huge parking lots surrounding business parks, malls - the cars sit there, baking in the sun, when they could either be underground or, even better, decreased in numbers because employees would have frequent, affordable public transportation with a well researched network of routes.Cities literally take years, not months, to approve projects, and a great deal of the blame for that lies squarely on us: existing residents do not want more housing in their neighborhood because more housing brings more traffic.
- Futuristic NY pier project pits billionaire vs billionaire
By VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press - Sunday Jul 23, 2017
Proponents and opponents of the $250 million project plan to meet Monday to try and reach a settlement that would avoid more legal action in a conflict that has pitted media mogul Barry Diller and his wife, fashion maven Diane von Furstenberg, against Douglas Durst, the real estate developer and skyscraper baron.The plan to tear down the old, deteriorating Pier 54 on the Manhattan waterfront and replace it with a new structure, Pier 55, seemed like a fait accompli when it was first announced in 2014.Opposition emerged, though, partly based on environmental concerns about the pier's impact on aquatic life, and partly rooted in complaints from some over the way in which the project had been planned without broader public input."The way they've operated is like moving plants around their personal backyard," said Emery, a civil rights attorney representing the nonprofit City Club of New York, a civic group fueling the contrarian position.Durst recently acknowledged that he had quietly funded the lawsuits — two unsuccessful ones in state courts, and a third that resulted in a federal court revoking the project's permit this past March.Durst's estranged brother, Robert Durst, was acquitted in the death of an acquaintance in Texas and is now facing charges in Los Angeles that he killed a longtime friend because he feared she might divulge incriminating information regarding the 1982 disappearance of his first wife.
- ‘Monster in the Mission’ housing developer making new pitch amid protest
By J.K. Dineen and Dominic Fracassa - Saturday Aug 19, 2017
After more than two years of relative quiet, the “Monster in the Mission” — a contentious 330-unit development proposal next to the 16th Street BART Station — has resurfaced with a new campaign to win the hearts and minds of local residents. But, based on the reception Thursday night, the long respite did little to assuage their concerns. The developer, Maximus, held a shindig for Mission District business owners Thursday night at the Mission Language and Vocational School on 19th Street. The social was invitation-only, and four San Francisco police officers stood guard in case any interlopers should attempt to sneak in for free refreshments.
- Richmond mayor wants to scrap city’s public Housing Authority
By Kimberly Veklerov - Saturday Aug 19, 2017
Richmond Mayor Tom Butt is proposing the dismantling of the city’s Housing Authority, saying that diminishing funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development make the agency’s continued operations untenable. Butt said dissolving the Richmond Housing Authority would not eliminate existing public housing, but would essentially divorce the city from financial responsibility over the subsidized homes. He said the city has spent millions to maintain the properties because HUD has not provided its fair share for upkeep. In calling for the authority’s elimination Friday, Butt requested that the authority first investigate the inadequacy of its federal funding levels.