• NYHC City Council Testimony: Get to “Yes” on Housing Projects

    The New York Housing Conference testified at this week’s Zoning and Franchises Subcommittee hearing on the Innovation Queens project. The mixed-use project in Astoria, Queens would include 1,100 affordable apartments – with more than 500 at extremely low income, roughly for households earning $36,000 per year. This one project could add almost three times as […] Read More
  • HPD Projects 18,000 Units for FY2023

    Mayor Adams recently released the Mayor’s Management Report (MMR) for fiscal year 2022 (FY2022), which includes data from the last six months of former Mayor de Blasio’s tenure and the first six months of the Adams’ administration. The report showed that HPD produced 16,042 units, a 43 percent decrease from the previous year. The big decrease was in […] Read More
  • City Releases FY 2022 Affordable Housing Production Data Showing 43% Decrease

    Amid a worsening housing emergency defined by soaring rents and a massive housing shortage, we are disappointed to see a 43 percent decline this year in the production and preservation of affordable homes for New Yorkers who desperately need them. Newly released data from the city shows that HPD produced just 16,042 units of affordable […] Read More
  • NYHC Continues Fight for Affordable Housing in Every Neighborhood

    The New York Housing Conference continued the push for a “City that says yes” to housing – including affordable and supportive housing development in every neighborhood. There are currently two projects with affordable housing being proposed in Council District 13 in the eastern Bronx that are getting pushback from some residents. This is a critical […] Read More
  • Recap: RLN August Summer Seminar: Affordable Homeownership Financing

    On Thursday, August 18th, NYHC and the RLN hosted the third of our Summer Seminar Series with a panel focused on affordable homeownership financing in New York. New York City and New York State need to expand homeownership opportunities so that more New Yorkers can share in the wealth-building and other benefits of owning their […] Read More
  • Opportunity to Comment on Community Reinvestment Act Reform!

    Now is your chance to submit comments to improve the Community Reinvestment Act and we encourage everyone to weigh in before the deadline. The Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency have issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to update CRA regulations to strengthen the achievement of […] Read More
  • NYHC Panel on New York City Housing and Parking Regulations

    The New York Housing Conference and the Rising Leaders Network recently hosted a virtual panel looking at housing and parking regulations in New York City. The panelists discussed the history of parking regulations, how far New York City has come, and ways New York City can improve parking regulations so they do not impede growth […] Read More