Capital Region Rates High in Potential COVID-19 Economic Recovery National Analysis

Capital Region Rates High in Potential COVID-19 Economic Recovery National Analysis   In a recent article, Bloomberg determined that the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA is one of the best equipped areas in the country to recover from the current pandemic. Ranking cities and MSAs by regions, the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA ranked second in the Mideast region behind the […]

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COVID-19 Unemployment Analysis

COVID-19’s Impact on Unemployment Compared to Other Recessions   In the United States and all over the world, unemployment stands as an important indicator of not only economic trends, but of significant world events. Employment has historically reacted to world events, both human and natural, growing when times are good and falling when times are […]

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Regional Resources Update

Regional Resources Update     Health Data With the future of the pandemic still murky, it is crucial to monitor daily tests, cases, hospitalization, and death data. Trends in this data is what will ultimately determine if a region remains open or must shut down in some capacity again.   New York Forward COVID-19 Dashboard […]

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US EDA Releases Notice of Funding Opportunity for the $1.5 Billion CARES Act Appropriation

US EDA Releases Notice of Funding Opportunity for the $1.5 Billion CARES Act Appropriation   As EDA’s designated Economic Development District, CDRPC can assist with further information, coordinate meetings with EDA representatives, and in assembling grant applications. Please contact Kate Maynard, AICP at kate.maynard@cdrpc.org for more information. Full details see: https://www.eda.gov/coronavirus/ The Notice of Funding […]

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CDRPC Public Meeting Notice

Public Meeting Notice Capital District Regional Planning Commission Board Meeting   A meeting of the Board of the Capital District Regional Planning Commission will be held at 10:00am on May 20, 2020 Due to social distancing policies related to COVID-19, the Capital District Regional Planning Commission’s (CDRPC) 10am, May 20th meeting will be held virtually […]

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CDYCI Public Meeting Notice

Public Meeting Notice Capital District Youth Center, Inc. Board Meeting   A meeting of the Board of the Capital District Youth Center, Inc. will be held at 9:00 am on May 20, 2020. Due to social distancing policies related to COVID-19, the Capital District Youth Center’s (CDYCI) 9am, May 20th meeting will be held virtually […]

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Reopening of New York Business Guidelines

Reopening of New York Business Guidelines   The Governor’s office has released guidelines and business safety templates for industries allowed to begin reopening in phase one. As of Friday, May 15, select industries in regions of the state that have met seven public health metrics will be allowed to start reopening. Guidelines for industry sectors […]

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Regional Housing Market Shows Continued Decline

Regional Housing Market Shows Continued Declines Utilizing 2019 Census Building Permits data, CDRPC notes the continuation of declining trend in building permit issuance for the Capital Region. Utilizing data from both the 2017 and 2018 Building Permit Analyses as well as current 2019 data, we can see the that building permit issuance in the region […]

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Training and Funding Opportunities

Training and Funding Opportunities   Whether you need information or resources related to COVID-19 or continuing priorities, or looking to submit applications for funding, CDRPC will continue to provide resources to assist you in your daily work. If you have other needs or ideas for resources we can provide, let us know at cdrpc@cdrpc.org. Upcoming […]

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Department of State Spring Webinars

Department of State Spring Webinars   For those who are missing training opportunities as a result of canceled workshops and conferences, The New York Department of State will be offering a series of webinars over the coming weeks. Webinar start times for this special series will be at 3 pm. To register click the course […]

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