Our Work

The mission of ANHD is to build community power to win affordable housing and thriving, equitable neighborhoods for all New Yorkers.

As a coalition of community groups across New York City, we use research, advocacy, and grassroots organizing to support our members in their work to build equity and justice in their neighborhoods and citywide.

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Featured Work

Recent Blogs

March 13, 2023
ANHD applauds the New York Department of Financial Services for taking the necessary steps to close Signature Bank, whose predatory and speculative practices led to unsafe living conditions, harassment, and displacement of tenants, and you can learn more about ANHD’s long-standing criticisms and efforts to hold banks accountable, as well as the need to strengthen the Community Reinvestment Act, by reading our full blog post.
January 19, 2023
ANHD’s video modules and activities on how to use the City’s Equitable Development Data Explorer (EDDE) will help New Yorkers understand and advocate for their community needs when it comes to affordable housing, capital investment, and land use.
December 7, 2022
2022 ANHD Year in Review
Check out ANHD’s 2022 top moments, including supporting the organizing movement, advancing the revision and creation of programs for deep, permanent and safe affordable housing, and driving equitable economic development.

@ANHD RT @CSSNYorg: The Rent Guidelines Board kicked off its deliberations about the fate of rents in 1M rent stabilized units in NYC. The RGB…

@ANHD RT @QNS: Two Queens community organizations are among an inaugural cohort of five groups citywide that will lead new projects to celebrate…

@ANHD A surge in evictions & #homelessness is happening now! @GovKathyHochul: NY needs immediate solutions like #HAVP. We must provide rental assistance to New Yorkers experiencing #homelessness or at risk of losing their homes across the state. https://t.co/kUxX20Ol17 @timesunion

@ANHD Going into its 12th year, host organizations & fellow applications for the ANHD/@MorganStanley Community Development Graduate Fellowship applications are now open until May 15th! Check out our website for more info on how to apply: https://t.co/XggFIx0qul https://t.co/tHes40Jray

@ANHD Thank you @BrianKavanaghNY & @LindaBRosenthal for leading the fight for #HAVP. HAVP is the urgent solution NY needs. It would provide rental assistance directly to NYers who are homeless or at risk of eviction—& would save millions of $. https://t.co/frX6137aoZ via @CrainsNewYork

@ANHD RT @barikaXw: How do we move forward a #justeconomy….? ‘There is no power change w/o moving money and capital and redistributing it. That’…

@ANHD Congrats to ANHD Executive Director @barikaXw for making the 2023 #powerlist and being recognized as one of the top key Power Players in Residential Real Estate! @PoliticsNYnews @amNewYork Read more here: https://t.co/rfrtkWT5n7 https://t.co/c4KnfwPtjr

@ANHD Stay informed on the latest events, trainings, and organizing efforts from ANHD – sign up for email updates today! https://t.co/mmGea7yMZJ

@ANHD Join ANHD Executive Director @barikaXw at @parsonsdesign’s event at 6:30 PM along with @UDFNYC’s Dan McPhee, Alloy Development’s AJ Pires, and @paulgoldberger. They will discuss affordable housing, design, and social justice! @TheNewSchool Register here: https://t.co/oobOCRETtX

@ANHD Yesterday, ANHD Executive Director @barikaXw shared why we need more investments in deeply affordable #housing in communities of color at @NewYorkFedPrivate’s event on private capital investment in affordable multifamily rentals! https://t.co/yAhIrUwMLW

@ANHD Via @emma_a_whitford: @NYSCourtsNews dismissed 120k cases, but it didn’t reduce caseloads for overwhelmed attorneys or get more tenants #RTC. We need these solutions from @NYCMayor @NYCHRA @NYCCouncil @NYCSpeakerAdams to #DefendRTC https://t.co/cF7dsAOWKW https://t.co/jxtt7chiMh

@ANHD We rallied with @RTCNYC to #DefendRTC! Increase the budget for RTC by at least $70 million Announce the $3.6M LL53 RFP Pass Res 499 and 345 Demand @NYSCourtsNews slow down cases https://t.co/bMPPJSHy8R

@ANHD Join us soon! We look forward to seeing you there! https://t.co/73bl0lfcmi

@ANHD Ending #421a won’t stop development; it’s a scare tactic from the real estate industry. Completions remained high after it expired in 2015. Reject extending it & redirect resources towards truly affordable housing NOW. Learn more at https://t.co/wCU2C8o5NV

@ANHD We are rallying with @RTCNYC to #DefendRTC! Increase the budget for RTC by at least $70 million Announce the $3.6M LL53 RFP Pass Res 499 and 345 Demand @NYSCourtsNews slow down cases https://t.co/jcCkRxpNS4

@ANHD Only 47% of tenants who appeared in court since early last year have representation, but 82% are eligible for #RTC! This is a crisis that @NYCCouncil, @NYCMayor, and @NYCHRA must address! #DefendRTC https://t.co/uzJ0opJ6lW

@ANHD RT @RTCNYC: When RTC was upheld, evictions were down, landlords sued tenants less, and almost 85% of tenants who had #RTC stayed in their h…

@ANHD RT @newdestinyorg: Friday fun fact: #HAVP is a sensible economic policy. A recent study from the @FurmanCenterNYU estimated the annual cost…

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