18 months after a FOIL Request was filed, DCAS releases some Rivington House documents to Progress Queens

18 months after a FOIL Request was filed, DCAS releases some Rivington House documents to Progress Queens

The de Blasio administration has made a release of some documents responsive to a FOIL Request filed over 18 months ago by Progress Queens seeking records about the administration-backed, scandal-ridden luxury condominium conversion plan for Rivington House, a former AIDS hospice.

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de Blasio, Torres, Stringer mum about legal fees paid by NYCHA regarding Federal investigation

de Blasio, Torres, Stringer mum about legal fees paid by NYCHA regarding Federal investigation

The offices of Mayor Bill de Blasio, Councilmember Ritchie Torres, and Comptroller Scott Stringer are refusing to release information about the amount of legal fees paid by the New York City Housing Authority regarding the reported Federal investigation into living condition standards.

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DCAS silent about use of $16 million payment to lift deed restrictions on Rivington House

DCAS silent about use of $16 million payment to lift deed restrictions on Rivington House

Officials with the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services refuse to detail use of $16 million paid by a previous owner of Rivington House to lift deed restrictions on the former AIDS nursing home, paving the way for a controversial planned luxury condominium conversion.

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