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HUD clears up Schenectady confusion

1164 Hilderbrandt Ave. in Schenectady is among the 10 worst city-owned properties in Schenectady. It is slated to be torn down.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
1164 Hilderbrandt Ave. in Schenectady is among the 10 worst city-owned properties in Schenectady. It is slated to be torn down.
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The city is free to demolish any property it wants after all. Weeks after City Hall was thrown into confusion over regulations limiting the $3 million demolition loan from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, one of HUD’s top officials weighed in to settle the matter. Holly Leicht, regional administrator for New York and New Jersey, said the city has permission to knock down any property it wants — whether it already owns ...


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JIMOCONNOR
May 14, 2014
10:03 a.m.

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1.i must apologize for my snide comments re city administrator's reading comprehension skills.

2.i thank the city and the GAZETTE for transparency and keeping us informed on this important topic.

SchenectadyScott
May 14, 2014
4:10 p.m.

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Especially the one Sen. Schumer made his speech in front of last fall on Broadway.....long over due!

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