As part of her fiscal year 2023-2024 executive budget, Governor Kathy Hochul released the details of the Housing Compact – a robust statewide strategy to increase housing supply and combat exclusionary zoning, with the goal of producing 800,000 new homes over the next decade. The land use proposals include statewide production goals, transit-oriented development and establishes an appeals process.

Read our new factsheet to learn more about the Compact and why this kind of bold proposal is needed to tackle the longstanding housing supply shortage in New York. The full legislative language for the proposal can be found in the Education, Labor and Family Assistance (ELFA) budget bill.