Jumpstart Alvista Towers
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    OER assists an affordable housing developer to enter the New York State Brownfield Cleanup Program and reduce development costs. Clean soil from the site contributed to coastal flood protection.
GPC 425 East 161st Street
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    The Bridge receives an NYC Green Property plaque that marks the successful cleanup of land in the Bronx now occupied by the Melrose Commons development, which provides supportive housing for homeless veterans with special needs.
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The New York City Mayor's Office of Environmental Remediation is a team of scientists and engineers that design and operate municipal programs to promote cleanup and redevelopment of vacant contaminated land in NYC.

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OER launches PUREsoil NYC to improve the quality of degraded soil in NYC communities and make shoreline communities more resilient to the effects of climate change. Read the Mayor's press release and the New York Times article about the program.

OER Metrics

Acres Remediated250

Units of Affordable Housing6,000

New City Tax Revenue$641M