• Representatives Donovan & Stefanik Cosponsor LIHTC Bill

    Both House of Representatives Members Daniel Donovan (R-NY11) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY21) agreed today to cosponsor H.R. 1661, the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act.  This commonsense bipartisan legislation strengthens the tax credit and makes easier to leverage private funds to develop affordable housing for people at a diverse range of incomes. Having met with the […] Read More
  • Tax Plan Preserves LIHTC

    Today, President Trump announced a framework to overhaul the federal tax code. The blueprint for tax reform called, “Unified Framework For Fixing Our Broken Tax Code,” aims to reduce the corporate tax rate to 20%, simplifies filing for households by significantly increasing standard deductions and eliminates most itemized deductions while also consolidating the existing 7 […] Read More
  • House Passes Omnibus Appropriations Package

    On September 14th, the House of Representatives passed its FY2018 Omnibus appropriations package entitled ‘The Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act’. It is too soon to know if the Senate will also pass an Omnibus, which will have to be then conferenced with the House or if a second Continuing Resolution (CR) will be […] Read More
  • Bi-Partisan Disaster Recovery & Short-Term Spending Package

    On Friday, President Trumped signed into law a legislative package that provides funding for Hurricane relief and recovery, lifts the debt ceiling and keeps the government funded through December 8th. The President worked with Democratic Congressional leaders in a bipartisan effort to help communities affected by the disaster, while also finding short term solutions to […] Read More
  • August Recess Congressional Delegation Meetings

    We have been busy organizing meetings bringing together members of Congress, their district staff, local housing providers and other housing organizations this summer. We will continue this work across New York State to communicate the importance of HUD programs, housing credits and bonds to address a wide range of housing needs in our state. We […] Read More
  • Rep. Zeldin Cosponsors Housing Credit Legislation

    Last week, NYHC organized a meeting with Rep. Zeldin at his Patchogue District office to advocate for his support regarding the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (H.R. 1661). This commonsense bipartisan legislation strengthens the tax credit and makes easier to leverage private funds to develop affordable housing for people at a diverse range of incomes. […] Read More
  • Senate 2018 THUD Appropriations Bill

    Senate Appropriations Committee approved its Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations bill at the end of July . The bill provides increased funding for HUD programs: $40.2 billion in HUD funding for FY 2018, $1.4 billion above FY 2017 levels and $1.94 billion more than the House THUD bill. The Senate bill includes level […] Read More
  • 2017 Participation in National Coalitions

    In addition to NYHC’s own education and advocacy work, we have been working very closely with national efforts to protect HUD funding and the Housing Credit. NYHC is an affiliate of NHC, and a proud member of NLIHC and Action Campaign. Here are a few highlights of our nationally partnered events this year, some of […] Read More
  • House 2018 THUD Appropriations Bill

    Yesterday, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation Housing and Urban Development released and approved their 2018 spending bill, which cuts HUD programs by $487 million below the fiscal year 2017 enacted level. While this is $6.9 billion above the President’s request, these cuts would still have real impacts on New York families. For New York […] Read More