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Housing

NYC Residential Heat Regulations

Heat season runs from October 1st to May 31st. This year there are new regulations governing the temperatures at which building owners are required to provide tenants with heat.  During the day, from 6 a.m. – 10 p.m., landlords are required to keep a minimum temperature of 68 F when the outside temperature is 55 F or below.  At night, from 10 p.m. – 6 a.m., landlords are required to keep a minimum temperature of 62 F at all times.  Tenants without heat should file a complaint by calling 311.  More info is available here: www1.nyc.gov/site/hpd/owners/heat-hot-water

Home Improvement Grants Available

Neighborhood Housing Services of East Flatbush and the Affordable Housing Corporation are proud to present the AHC Home Repair grant for houses, condos and co-ops in Brooklyn.  Brooklyn residents can get up to a $20,000 grant (not a loan, no return payment required) to repair their homes.  Income limits apply.  Applications are selected in a lottery process.  Click here to view application. Click here to view the program flyer.  Contact the East Flatbush NHS, located at 2806 Church Avenue, Brooklyn 11226, at 718-469-4679 or visit the website at www.nhsnyc.orgAdditional  services, programs & opportunities are available on the Free Services page of the Community Board 14 website. Click here to visit the page.

Property Value Workshop

DATE: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
TIME: 6 PM – 8 PM
LOCATION: Brooklyn Borough Hall
(Court Room, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn)
Click Here to see Event Flyer.

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Joint Executive & Community Environment Committee Meeting

DATE: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
TIME: 7:00 PM
LOCATION: CB14 District Office, 810 East 16th Street, Brooklyn

AGENDA

1. Presentation on Proposed Zoning for Quality and Affordability Text Amendment and Mandatory Inclusionary Housing – Jonah Rogoff, City Planner, NYC Department of City Planning

2. Other business

Home Resource Fair

DATE: Saturday, October 26, 2013
TIME: 10 AM – 3 PM
LOCATION: Brooklyn College Student Center, 6th Fl. (East 27th St & Campus Rd, Brooklyn)

All you need to know about how to buy, keep & maintain your home. The event will feature do-it-yourself workshops, foreclosure intervention counseling, renter & home buying seminars, insurance, mortgage, bill payment & loan modification information and more. To see the flyer, click here.  To RSVP & for more information, call 718-469-4679 or email infoef_01@nhsnyc.org

Housing Forum

Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 6:30 pm
Location: Palm Gardens Center, Dining Room, 615 Avenue C (at East 7th St.)

All are welcome to attend a free Housing Forum with a special focus on senior housing. Find out about affordable housing, rent regulations, tenants’ rights, housing court, senior housing programs, and more. Representatives from NYC Dept. of Housing Preservation and Development, Flatbush Development Corp., Brooklyn Housing and Family Services, Council of Peoples Organization and Ocean Parkway Community Development Corp. will be on hand to provide information about the services they offer. Light refreshments will be served and Russian and Urdu translators will be present. The event is sponsored by Assemblyman Jim Brennan.  CLICK HERE to view the event flyer. For more info call (718) 788-7221 or (718) 940-0641 or email Brennanj@assembly.state.ny.us

Free Homeowner’s Seminar

Free Home Equity Seminar: Getting the most value out of your home
Date: Thursday, April 18th, 6 PM
Location: NHS of E. Flatbush, 2806 Church Ave (btw Nostrand & Rogers)

- Are you paying too much in homeowners insurance?
- Do you want to refinance your home?
- Is your homeowners policy covering you fully?
- Learn about Home Equity Loans and more

 To register and for more information, call 718-469-4679 or emailinfoef_01@nhsnyc.org

Homeowners Night event

Thursday, April 19, 2012, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Meet with representatives from Neighborhood Housing Services and the New York City Departments of Buildings, Finance, Sanitation & Environmental Protection.
Presented by Councilmember Jumaane D. Williams.

Click Here for More Information!

Zone Green Text Amendment

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to find out more about the Zone Green Text Amendment.

Winter Fire Safety Tips from CB14

Did you know that more than 33% of all home fires occur in December, January & February? To protect yourself and your family this season, make sure that all of your fire safety equipment is up to date and working properly. Read the Winter Safety Bulletin from the New York City Fire Department for more helpful tips on how to keep your home safe and warm throughout the winter season.

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Assembly Member Jim Brennan Hosts Housing Matters Workshop