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…

Westchester County & Co-op Council Clash & then Come to A Compromise
Published On December 17, 2018

The Board of Legislators approved the compromise cooperative bill at its General Session on Nov. 19th. It passed with a 13-4 vote. To read more click this link  https://buildersinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Impact_SEPTOCT_20181120.pdf

NY State Imposes Sexual Harassment Policy Adoption & Training for All Employers
Published On December 17, 2018

Effective October 2018, all employers in NY must adopt a Sexual Harassment Policy & must complete Sexual Harassment Training by April 2019. To read more:https://buildersinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Impact_SEPTOCT_20181120.pdf

Housing Will Continue to Gain Ground in 2018
Published On March 6, 2018

At the January 9th National Association of Home Builders (NAHB’s) International Builders Show in Orlando, economists spoke about how the tax law will boost Gross Domestic Product growth. To learn Read More…

A Review of New York State Paid Family Leave
Published On March 6, 2018

Starting January 2018, Paid Family Leave became a mandatory benefit in New York. It provides employees with job protection & paid time off for qualifying events. To find out more Read More…

Ferrara Management Group Awarded for Its Achievements
Published On March 6, 2018

On January 25th, The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management award FMG it’s Accredited Management Organization of the Year Award.   Click here for our Read More…

BRI’s Membership Meeting of September 14 to Feature Candidates for Local Legislative Spots
Published On July 1, 2017

By Jeff Hanley, IMPACT Editor WHITE PLAINS – A forum for candidates seeking seats on The Westchester County Board of Legislators and for Westchester County Executive will be the topic Read More…