BRI News

NY State Rent Law Revisions Slams Landlords
Published On September 16, 2019

The following is an analysis of the main provisions of the HSTPA  by attorneys with Finger and Finger, A Professional Corporation. Finger and Finger, is Chief Counsel to The Builders Read More…

Builder Confidence “Holds Firm” According to NAHB Report
Published On September 16, 2019

Current Market Conditions Component rose two points from the previous quarter to 55 according to a recent NAHB report. ❖ Major Additions and Alterations increased four points to 53; ❖ Read More…

The Westchester County Rent Guidelines Board Approves Increases of 1.75% & 2.75%
Published On September 16, 2019

The Westchester County Rent Guidelines Board recently decided on guideline increases for renewal leases affected by The Emergency Tenant Protection Act (ETPA). Owners and Managers of ETPA properties are mandated Read More…

Our Annual Golf Outing is on Tuesday, Sept. 24th
Published On July 31, 2019

Click below link to Sign Up & Pay with credit card Click the link for the Registration Form if paying by check 2019 Golf Registration Form

2019 New Rent Laws Summary
Published On June 26, 2019

To read the summary of the 2019 New Rent Laws, please click this link:   

New Rent Guidelines Announced
Published On June 19, 2019

*Guidelines for Renewal Leases between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020* 1-Year Lease Term: 1.75% 2-Year Lease Term: 2.75% No discussion was held by the board related to Guideline Read More…

Renewal of NY State Rent Regulations- Not Fair To Landlords
Published On March 28, 2019

Under the new legislature, with the 2019 renewal, look for the (IAI) Individual Apartment Increase to be lost or limited, as well as the loss of limitation of building wide Major Read More…

Lower Interest Rates Stabilize Builder Confidence
Published On March 28, 2019

Due to falling mortgage rates, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose two points to 58 in January on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Read More…

Supply-Side Headwinds Limiting Single Family Gains in 2019
Published On March 28, 2019

While speaking at the NAHB Home Show in Las Vegas, Chief Economist Robert Dietz stressed that a chronic lack of construction workers, shortage of buildable lots, onerous regulations, tariffs on lumber Read More…

The BRI Agrees to A New Labor Contract with SEIU Local 32-BJ
Published On December 17, 2018

Termed as “a note worthy victory for employers,” the BRI recently agreed to a new labor contract with SEIU Local 32-BJ.  This agreement runs from October 1, 2018- September 30, Read More…