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Congress skips out on Sandy aid

A hoped-for $60 billion federal aid bill that included relief funds for New York and New Jersey residents affected by October’s Superstorm Sandy was left on the floor by U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday.
A number of leaders of New York’s real estate industry had called on congress to pass the bill.
“That Congress has been unwilling or unable to pass the Sandy aid package and provide constituents of the damaged areas with the funds required to rebuild their lives is beyond deplorable” Joe Sitt, CEO of Thor Equities, said in a statement Wednesday.

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Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise), Palladia Inc., and Andre Kikoski Architect recently completed the redesign of childcare learning and recreation spaces at a short-term residential facility that provides safety and healing for survivors of domestic violence in New York City.
The children’s room redesign project was selected by desigNYC, a nonprofit that connects local designers and architects with community and civic groups in need of professional, pro bono design services, with the goal of improving the lives of New Yorkers through the power of design.
“Good design can have a transformative impact on …

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