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  • a - de blasio (2)_2 “It’s a tremendous step, and we’re really pleased about the investment the city committed to,” said Rachel Fee, Executive Director of the New York Housing Conference, an affordable housing advocacy group. “But the city cannot solve homelessness on its own. We still need to see the governor commit to solving this problem…” Read More
  • parking-urban-garden “For us it’s a no brainer that we should be investing in affordable housing and not subsidizing expensive parking,” said Rachel Fee, of the New York City Housing Conference. “We’re facing an affordable housing crisis. Homelessness is through the roof. And more than one in three New Yorkers pay more than half their income on […] Read More
  • The Richman Group’s Mathew Wambua helms New York panel with Rafael Cestero, The Community Preservation Corporation; Ingrid Gould Ellen, NYU Furman Center for Real Estate & Urban Policy; Commissioner James Rubin, NYS Homes and Community Renewal; and Barika Williams, ANHD On Sept 11th, NYHC in partnership with National Housing Conference convened a policy symposium on Fair Housing.  This event was planned to inform and educate affordable housing stakeholders, who are both encouraged by the renewed federal commitment to fair housing and somewhat uncertain about what rights and obligations states, localities, and other housing stakeholders have related to […] Read More

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