The long derelict former Leader Dye site, almost 2 acres of prime development land close to major highways, on Madison Avenue fetched a $7.6 million bid at the close of auction on Wednesday.
State officials approved $17 million in tax credits for the 74-unit low-income housing project being built at the Argus Mill on Van Houten Street.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration and City Council members have been debating what to do with the vacant former Galaxie Chemical Corporation building on Piercy Street.
The city’s zoning officer, who had been under sustained criticism for not meeting residency requirement, has resigned.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration is moving to auction off the former Leader Dye factory site on Madison Avenue.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration could not produce basic qualification documents for four of his cabinet members, suggesting the mayor did not thoroughly vet his hires.
After mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration made staffing changes, the Community Improvement Division, tasked with enforcing property maintenance and housing violations, saw a 54-percent drop in inspection activities, according to municipal documents.