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Capital Project Symposiums: Infrastructure, Zoning & Transportation, November 16, 2017


NEW YORK CITY - November 16, 2017, Capital Project Symposiums: Infrastructure, Zoning & Transportation. Executive came out to be a part of the next level of conversation regarding the NYC Department Housing Preservation Development’s sustainability strategy, the ambitious housing agenda, and East New York Zoning. The NYC Capital Ten Year Capital strategy 95.8 billion dollars in planned spending. The Ten Year Capital Strategy broadly anticipates funding levels that will enable the City to design its capital projects to standards that minimize green house gas emissions and maximize the resiliency, redundancy and capacity of City infrastructure to severe floods and other natural disasters. The Discussion: Inside the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development and East New York Zoning Projects underway at the NYC Department of Design and Construction Sustainable Design Priorities East New York Zoning and Impact Opportunities for Minority and Women owned Businesses in the Affordable Housing Development Investment Priorities The featured speaker was Christopher Mahase, Director of Sustainability, New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development who shared Projects underway at the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Sustainable Priorities. The Department of Housing Preservation and Development, HPD, budget is structured to meet the goals of Housing New York: A Five Borough, Ten Year Plan with a goal of creating and preserving a total of 200,000 units Citywide from 2014 to 2024. Mr. Mahase oversees Sustainability Initiatives at HPD, develops initiatives to increase the sustainability of HPDs internal operations and the sustainability of new construction and rehabilitation projects funded by HPD. He also develops green building policies for HPD including green building requirements for the loan programs. The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, HPD, works together with a variety of public and private partners to achieve affordable housing goals of supporting New Yorkers with a range of incomes, from the very lowest to those in the middle class. HPD accomplishes these goals through a combination of loan programs, tax incentives, disposition of City-owned land, tax credits, and other development incentives. HPD also works with developers to ensure that projects are designed and built in keeping with agency standards for quality construction, environmental sustainability, and cost containment. The Capital Project Symposiums are a collaboration between Green Building Worldwide and EIG. We thank you for your continued participation. About GBW: Green Building Worldwide Capital Project Symposiums have been met with great interest. GBW is a Strategic Research, Communications, and Legislative Consulting firm examining, communicating and recording the movement of government, the private sector and individual leaders in delivering sustainable buildings and resilient infrastructure. We provide next generation platforms to support building, corporate, environmental and policy leaders involved in capital and development projects. Inclusion in both access and delivery is also at the core of who we are. About EIG: The Equitable Infrastructure Group (EIG) was established to counteract disparities and inefficiencies caused by the lack of information, access and opportunity that an overwhelming number of bad actors in key sectors have intrinsically created through a closed door climate. Sectors and municipalities are mandating equitable, sustainable, and resilient infrastructure. This shift is largely due to the increase in natural disasters, the demand on existing networks and a fundamental call for equity and transparency. As such, both public and private sectors must step forward offering unique capabilities as partners in new solutions and opportunities. For additional information, contact L. Charlie Oliver at 212.500.1160.

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