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Mahfar Receives $39.5 Million Loan For Controversial Project at 255 East Houston St.

Earlier this week, Commercial Observer reported that Lower East developer Samy Mahfar secured a $39.5 million construction loan from Bank of the Ozarks for a new residential building at 255 East Houston St.

Community Board 3 Panel Opposes Mahfar’s Affordable Housing Plan at 255 East Houston St.

It was another rough night for developer Samy Mahfar at Community Board 3.

Mahfar Withdraws East Houston Street Rezoning Proposal (Updated)

Lower East Side developer Samy Mahfar has withdrawn a controversial application to rezone a two-and-a-half block stretch of East Houston Street.

Council Member Mendez, Samy Mahfar Face Off Over Zoning Change

Following a victory at the City Planning Commission, developer Samy Mahfar took his battle to rezone a portion of East Houston Street to the City Council this morning. He was met with strong opposition from City Council member Rosie...

Public Hearing Next Week on Mahfar’s East Houston Street Rezoning Application

City Council member Rosie Mendez is encouraging locals to show up next week at a City Council hearing on a proposed zoning change along a two-and-a-half block stretch of East Houston Street.

Community Board 3 Votes on Mahfar Zoning Application Tonight

Community Board 3 this evening is expected to vote against a proposal from developer Samy Mahfar to rezone a two-and-a-half block stretch of East Houston Street. CB3's land use committee weighed in earlier this month on the application, which is winding its way through the city's land use approval process.

Community Board 3 To Consider Samy Mahfar’s Request For Zoning Changes

Lawyers representing Lower East Side developer Samy Mahfar will try to persuade members of Community Board 3 tomorrow evening to support zoning changes on East Houston St. He wants to build a 13-story residential and commercial building at 255 East...
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