Mayor Bill de Blasio came to Bronx House to unveil the plan to celebrated the anticipated expansion of the Senior Homeowners’ Exemption (SCHE) and Disabled Homeowners’ Exemption (DHE) on Friday.
With the Mayor were State Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, and Assemblyman Michael Benedetto.
Above - State Senator Jeff Klein Speaks about the benefit to homeowners especially seniors who are on a fixed income of the program.
Below - Mayor de Blasio brought people to help show the benefits of the program, and how to apply.
Above - Mayor de Blasio talks with community leaders Edith Blitzer and Andres Seigel.
Below - The mayor chats with World War two veteran Ed Peck, as Bronx House Executive Director Howard Martin watches.
Above and Below - The mayor spoke to many of the seniors in the room, who were happy that they were able to talk directly to the mayor.