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Region’s Urban Centers Get New Data Tool as Pattern for Progress Releases Housing profiles of 25 Communities in the Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress and its Center for Housing Solutions and Urban Initiatives have released a new set of Housing Profiles of the region’s urban areas, offering informative and easy-to-read snapshots of housing conditions and affordability in 25 cities and villages throughout the Hudson Valley.

Covering a range of communities, from larger cities like New […]

October 5th, 2018|Categories: Current Issues & Research Agenda, Housing, Press Releases, Urban Issues|

New “Urban Action Agenda” Report by Pattern Evaluates 25 Cities and Village in Hudson Valley

Newburgh – For the second year in a row, Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress has released a major report summarizing the progress of the Urban Action Agenda (UAA) and looking at a dozen key subjects—from infrastructure and transportation to economic development and public health—that impact the […]

Pattern Provides Research and Analysis for Business Council of Westchester’s New Data Exchange Program

On May 8, the Business Council of Westchester officially unveiled the new Data Exchange Portal with research provided by Pattern for Progress. This initiative aims to give businesses, investors, civic groups, governments, and residents in the county access to the most relevant and up to date information about Westchester’s demographics, business climate, housing, education, and […]

May 17th, 2018|Categories: Current Issues & Research Agenda, Press Releases, Urban Issues|

County Execs of Westchester, Rockland and Putnam Meet at Pattern’s Annual County Leaders Event

Westchester’s new County Executive George Latimer made his Pattern debut Monday as he joined Rockland County Executive Ed Day and Putnam County Executive Mary Ellen Odell for Pattern’s annual Southern County Leaders event, held in Putnam County for the first time this year.

Moderated by Pattern’s President & CEO Jonathan Drapkin, the three county executives discussed […]

May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

Region’s Urban Centers Get New Data Tool as Pattern Releases UPDATED Community Profiles of 25 Cities and Villages Across the Hudson Valley

Newburgh – Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress has released a new set of “Community Profiles” of the region’s urban areas, offering informative and easy-to-read snapshots of 25 cities and villages throughout the Hudson Valley.

Covering a range of communities, from larger cities like Yonkers, Kingston, and Poughkeepsie, to smaller villages like Nyack, Monticello, and Highland […]

Pattern Shines the Spotlight on the Impact of Film Tax Credit in Ulster County

NEWBURGH — Pattern for Progress has released a new report about the growing film industry in the Hudson Valley and the impact an expanded state tax credit program for filming will have on the region. The study includes a set of several recommendations for how Ulster County, which commissioned the report, can take advantage of […]

January 16th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases, Uncategorized|

Pattern to Tackle Housing Issues in Urban Centers at Forum on Sept. 14; RUPCO’s Kevin O’Connor to be Honored

NEWBURGH — The Hudson Valley’s urban centers face a range of challenges. Some are seeing a wave of new housing development that is creating new housing units but driving up rents and displacing long-time residents. Others are still struggling to overcome the legacy of years of blight and disinvestment and find new uses for vacant […]

August 30th, 2017|Categories: Housing, Land Use & SEQRA, Press Releases, Urban Issues|

Opportunities to Revitalize Urban Areas’ Housing to Impact Growth Planned at Pattern for Progress Forum Sept. 14

NEWBURGH — Hudson Valley Pattern For Progress is bringing together national and local housing experts at a Sept. 14 forum to outline how to increase and improve housing in the valley’s urban areas — an important component in helping revitalize communities and a goal of Pattern’s Urban Action Agenda.

“Housing in Urban Centers: What It All […]

August 8th, 2017|Categories: Housing, Press Releases, Urban Issues|

Chris Gibson to speak at leadership luncheon

CHRIS GIBSON, FORMER CONGRESSMAN & RETIRED ARMY COLONEL,
TO SPEAK ON LEADERSHIP AT PATTERN FOR PROGRESS LUNCHEON

Address will be part of municipal/nonprofit executives’ graduation from leadership program

NEWBURGH — Chris Gibson, whose extensive career has taken him from the front lines of combat with the United States Army to Capitol Hill and then […]

June 2nd, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|

Rebuilding Our Infrastructure; Got a Spare Billion? Action, dollars needed now

PATTERN FOR PROGRESS CALLS FOR ACTION TO ADDRESS ACUTE INFRASTRUCTURE CONCERNS, AND OFFERS SOLUTIONS

Aging roads, bridges, water & wastewater systems require big dollars to secure future

A significant new Hudson Valley Pattern For Progress report details the alarming extent of deteriorating roads, bridges and water and wastewater systems […]

April 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|