BRI News

First Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Seminar of 2020 Scheduled for Jan. 22nd
Published On January 7, 2020

Please keep in mind that N.Y. State Law requires that these Training Sessions must be taken by Employees on an annual basis. Accordingly, attendance at a 2019 session does not fulfill Read More…

Building and Realty Institute (BRI) Lawsuit Challenges N.Y. State’s Housing Stability & Tenant Protection Act (HSTPA)
Published On December 16, 2019

WHITE PLAINS – The Building and Realty Institute (BRI) of Westchester and Putnam Counties, Inc. announces the filing of a lawsuit against New York State’s recently-enacted Housing Stability and Tenant Read More…

BRI Member Survey
Published On November 18, 2019

The BRI would like to hear what you have to say about our organization. We respectfully request that you print, fill out and email the survey to either: Info@buildersinstitute.org or Read More…

Happy Holidays from the BRI
Published On November 1, 2019

The BRI Staff would like to thank all of our  members for your support in 2019.    

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  https://buildersinstitute.org/golf/ 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: https://buildersinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/AOAC-RSA-SUMMARY-ON-2019-NEW-RENT-LAWS.pdf   

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…