• RECAP: RLN August Summer Series: From Shelter to Permanent Affordable Housing

    The Rising Leader’s Network hosted its final Summer Series of the year, which focused on the pipeline from shelter to permanent affordable and supportive housing. The panel was moderated by RLN board member Alison Glaser, Senior Project Manager at NYC HDC and included Aileen Reynolds, Assistant Commissioner of Housing Opportunity at NYC HPD, Kelly Quirk, […] Read More
  • RECAP: RLN Summer Seminar Series on Affordable Housing Insurance

    The Rising Leader’s Network hosted its second Summer Series of the year on one of the most pressing issues facing affordable housing today: the rising cost of premiums for property and liability insurance. The panel was moderated by RLN board member Robert Poole, Project Manager at Bronx Pro Group and included Susan Camerata, Principal and […] Read More
  • NYHC Hosted Summer Seminar on National Zoning Atlas Project

    The Rising Leader’s Network hosted its first Summer Series of the year on the National Zoning Atlas project. Panelists included Aline Fader, Zoning Project Coordinator at the National Zoning Atlas, Cornell University, Max Latona, Professor & Executive Director of the Center for Ethics in Society at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire, Melissa Kaplan-Macey, VP […] Read More
  • Assembly Passes Uncontroversial Housing Bills In Post Session Agenda

    Yesterday, the Assembly passed two more uncontroversial housing bills that the New York Housing Conference identified as key bills to pass before members returned home. Though session ended over a week ago, the Assembly returned to address unfinished business. This included: Both the Senate and Assembly passed a new J-51 Preservation Tax Incentive: S4709A/A7758 (Kavanagh/Braunstein) before session ended. […] Read More
  • NYHC and NYSAFAH Lead Sign-On Letter Supporting HAREEIA

    The New York Housing Conference and the New York State Association for Affordable Housing led a sign-on letter to State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie calling on the Assembly to pass A.6655, The Housing Affordability, Resiliency, and Energy Efficiency Investment Act of 2023 (HAREEIA – formerly known as Affordability Plus). This legislation would update New York […] Read More
  • NYHC Releases 2023 NYC Housing Tracker

    The New York Housing Conference (NYHC) updated the NYC Housing Tracker and released the 2023 NYC Housing Tracker Report, adding data on housing production in 2022 – the first full year of Mayor Eric Adams’s administration. It also includes new City Council district data on the number of housing units with expiring affordability. The tracker now also includes […] Read More
  • NYHC Submits Testimony in Support of Updating HPD’s Loan Authority

    Today, NYHC testified in support of Reso. 563, which calls upon the State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, S.2985 – the “Housing Affordability, Resiliency, and Energy Efficiency Investment Act of 2023 (HAREEIA). HAREEIA would modernize the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s (HPD) loan authority which is necessary for the City […] Read More
  • NYHC Hosts Congressional Delegation Breakfast Ahead of Debt Limit Deadline

    NYHC held our annual Congressional Delegation Affordable Housing Breakfast, which convenes the NY Congressional Delegation Members, City and State housing officials and affordable housing stakeholders to discuss affordable housing priorities for New York in Appropriations, Tax Policy and HUD Regulations. We thank House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries, Congressman Ritchie Torres as well as RuthAnne Visnauskas, […] Read More
  • Key Bills for State to Pass Before Session Ends

    There are less than 10 days left of session before the Legislature goes home until next year but there are still several uncontroversial housing bills that should be a priority for lawmakers right now. These bills would update existing laws to allow New York City to continue moving forward on its affordable housing agenda and […] Read More