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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|

NFL Great Boomer Esiason to be Featured Guest at Pattern’s Annual Reception; Ulster County Executive Mike Hein, Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther & Stewart Airport’s Ed Harrison to be Honored

NEWBURGH — Boomer Esiason, the former NFL star quarterback and successful sports radio host, will be the featured guest at Pattern for Progress’ Annual Reception, to be held on Wednesday, November 8 at Anthony’s Pier 9 in New Windsor. Esiason, who enjoyed a 14-year career in the NFL as a quarterback for the Bengals, Jets, […]

October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

Speakers Wow Crowd at Pattern’s Annual Housing Forum; Strategies for Affordable Housing Discussed

NEWBURGH — On Thursday, September 14, roughly 150 attendees at Pattern for Progress’ Annual Housing Forum had a chance to hear from some of the leading voices in the field of affordable housing and community development.

Jonathan Rose, the President of the Jonathan Rose Companies and author of “The Well-Tempered City,” kicked off the morning with […]

September 18th, 2017|Categories: Housing, Press Releases, Urban Issues|

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|

Renters face big gap in housing costs, underlining need for more affordable housing across valley

NEWBURGH — If you pay rent for housing in Columbia, Greene, Rockland, Sullivan and Westchester counties, you’re digging deeper to make that monthly payment.

If you rent in Dutchess, Orange, Putnam and Ulster counties, you’re holding on to a bit more money: The gap between your earnings and your rent decreased slightly.

This new analysis was conducted […]

July 17th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Pattern helping aspiring and new Hispanic, Latino business entrepreneurs find resources, funding

NEWBURGH — The Hudson Valley’s fast-growing Hispanic and Latino communities are inspiring continued business growth — and Hudson Valley Pattern For Progress is helping coordinate community discussions that connect these aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners to resources and funding that can build even more success.

The effort is part of Pattern’s Urban Action Agenda, which promotes […]

July 17th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Three executives join Pattern For Progress’ Board of Directors

NEWBURGH — A hospital president, corporate business executive and environmental lawyer are the newest members of Hudson Valley Pattern For Progress’ Board of Directors, contributing a range of insights to the nonprofit organization’s strategic direction and financial management.

The new directors are Joan Cusack-McGuirk, president & CEO of St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh; Aimee J. […]

July 17th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Chris Gibson, Ex-Congressman & Retired Army Colonel, Urges Political Collaboration at Pattern for Progress Luncheon

POUGHKEEPSIE — Chris Gibson, who led thousands of troops into combat during a distinguished 24-year United States Army career and spent six years in Congress, called for bipartisan collaboration to end political disputes and advocated numerous principles of leadership during a Hudson Valley Pattern For Progress special event June 22 at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel.

Gibson, […]

July 7th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|

25 Valley Executives Graduate from Unique Pattern for Progress Training Program Advocating Regionalism & Leadership

POUGHKEEPSIE — Twenty-five executives, with newly sharpened skills that advocate regionalism to improve the Hudson Valley’s quality of life, comprise the latest class of graduates from Hudson Valley Pattern For Progress’ Fellows Leadership Program.

The program, which culminated its 10th anniversary year with its June 22 graduation, marries professional responsibilities with a mindset that urges thinking […]

July 7th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|