Startups to Address Permit Transparency, Security Deposit Loans, and Trauma Response SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The city of Syracuse announced that the startups Camino, Vite Labs, and Zivics were selected through a competitive process to participate in its 2019 Startup in Residence (STIR) program. The startups selected by the City will address challenges related to permit […]

The City of Syracuse has released a seven-month study into the economic viability of the South Avenue Corridor. The study is available online at  “South Avenue Corridor Study” link- bit.ly/syrgov162report . The City led a collaborative working group which included the Syracuse Industrial Development Agency (SIDA), Jubilee Homes of Syracuse, Inc., Syracuse Community Connections, Inc., Home HeadQuarters, […]

The 2018 book club selection supports the Innovation Team’s housing stability initiative SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The City of Syracuse and Legal Services of Central New York (LSCNY) have partnered to coordinate a Citywide Summer Book Club, which will launch on July 10, 2018. The book club will explore “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American […]

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The City of Syracuse’s Office of Innovation, or “i-team,” has announced housing stability as its priority area for 2018. The Mayor chose the priority with input from the Common Council, informed by six weeks of public engagement that uncovered the important issues according to residents. Housing stability is a major challenge for […]