Policy Updates

  • logo-thumbnail On February 9th, President Barack Obama released his budget request for FY 2017. The President called for more than $48 Billion in 2017 spending for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), an increase of about $2B over FY 2016. Much of the proposed increase in spending would be devoted to a much […] Read More
  • logo-thumbnail The New York Housing Conference testified in Albany on Monday, February 1st in support of Governor Cuomo’s affordable housing budget which provides unprecedented support for homeless initiatives and 100,000 new affordable housing units over 5 years. We also expressed serious concern regarding new volume cap approvals and recommend that new reporting requirements be adopted instead. […] Read More
  • logo-thumbnail Last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his preliminary 2017 fiscal year budget for New York City. The budget which totals $82.1 billion funds the Mayor’s promise to raise the minimum wage for city workers and provides additional support to combat homelessness. In particular, the Mayor is calling for additional FY2017 investments of $8 million […] Read More

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