Ratner Admits He Has No Plans To Build Atlantic Yards Affordable Housing and Office Tower

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Brooklyn, NY, September 28, 2010 —  For his Atlantic yards project Bruce Ratner promised a grandiose "urban room" and a tax generating office tower at the gridlocked Atlantic and Flatbush intersection at the heart of Brooklyn. he also promised to build "affordable housing." None of that is going to happen.

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Yonkers IDA Moves On Affordable Housing

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Yonkers, NY, September 9, 2010 — The Board of Yonkers Industrial Development Agency (IDA) last week passed resolutions to move forward with public hearings to negotiate possible economic development incentives for the construction of new affordable housing on Ravine Avenue and to renovate Woodstock Manor for seniors at 755 Palisades Avenue. 

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Park Terrace at Croton Heights and Grant Park at Croton Heights

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 YONKERS, NY, July 20, 2010 — Federal, State and local government officials, as well as corporate sponsors voiced their support for the Croton Heights developments in Yonkers: Adolfo Carrión, HUD Regional Administrator for New York and New Jersey said, “HUD is pleased to be part of this extraordinary public/private partnership that will transform a distressed area into a vibrant, beautiful …

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Yonkers Breaks Ground on Croton Heights Phase II

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 Nearly 150 New Affordable and Senior Housing Units Rise on Former Mulford Garden Site and Ashburton Avenue YONKERS, NY, July 20, 2010 — City of Yonkers celebrated the ceremonial groundbreaking of two significant housing developments at the former site of the historic Mulford Gardens Public Housing Complex and Ashburton Avenue approximately two weeks ago. Mayor Philip A. Amicone presided over the …

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New Ratner Arena Design is Irrelevant

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Six Years Into Project and No Designs for the Promised Affordable Housing Brooklyn, NY—  Forest City Ratner’s new design for its proposed Atlantic Yards arena in Brooklyn—the developer’s sixth fanciful design—was released today. The new arena design, something like a big eye ball at Atlantic and Flatbush, lacks some key elements—such as the entire rest of the proposed project.

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