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

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 ANHD Executive Director @barikaXw calls Signature Bank’s “no surprise” due to predatory practices in multifamily lending. Regulators could have scrutinized or required fixes sooner. Signature shows us how and why predatory, risky, and destabilizing practices must end! @AdrianeQ https://t.co/CXu91wwmOz

@ANHD ANHD is hiring summer interns! Apply to work on exciting research, policy, and communications projects alongside some of New York City’s foremost #housing, #economicdevelopment, and #communitydevelopment experts! https://t.co/hqjY0XlypM

@ANHD RT @Enterprise_NYC: Why are 100+ groups calling on State leaders to fund the Housing Access Voucher Program? Funding #HAVP will: Bring th…

@ANHD RT @nyc_base: We continue our fight for the tens of thousands of New Yorkers living in basement & cellar apartments to have basic tenant pr…

@ANHD RT @juaninQNS: TOMORROW: We’re calling for real reforms to the street vending industry & investment in NYC’s smallest businesses Join @Tra

@ANHD Read our full statement here: https://t.co/vBejCWN0vs

@ANHD Signature Bank’s closure is an opportunity for financial institutions & regulators to revisit + reexamine existing practices. Regulators must #FixCRA & make it race-conscious; value community input; capable of downgrading banks who lend 2 landlords that harm and displace tenants. https://t.co/GljPzETIwD

@ANHD ANHD applauds @NYDFS for taking the significant and necessary steps to close Signature Bank. Our low-income communities of color should not bear the price of financial institutions' misguided, ill-informed, profit-only practices. Read more in our latest: https://t.co/2cqDbbXbmN https://t.co/AS7KgPWwky

@ANHD The flags were there. ANHD & our Equitable Reinvestment Committee raised the alarm on Signature Bank’s practices for years, especially their long-standing core business practice of making multifamily loans to bad-acting landlords. Read more in our latest: https://t.co/2cqDbbXbmN https://t.co/CvLsULIhGd

@ANHD Don’t miss your chance to provide input on the future of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway! NYC DOT’s community-driven plan aims to improve transit & reconnect communities in #Brooklyn. Fill out @EvergreenEx’s survey by tomorrow to share your thoughts! https://t.co/Excfb1VlX6

@ANHD Affordable housing is a critical need in our communities, & we must prioritize it in our housing development and land use policies. ANHD stands w/ @NYCSpeakerAdams’ call to reform MIH to require deeper levels of affordability to serve our people and our communities. https://t.co/h3FG4dpnRk

@ANHD .@NYCSpeakerAdams to propose a comprehensive approach to support industrial development, including reforming outdated zoning laws, increasing funding for industrial service providers, & investing in green energy transition. #IndustrialGrowthNYC #PeopleOverEverything https://t.co/0PwNgBBoy5

@ANHD In her State of the City speech, @NYCSpeakerAdams outlined a plan to prioritize jobs and economic mobility. We’re ready to turn that vision into action with the concrete steps and investments necessary to truly support industrial growth and address inequity in #NYC. https://t.co/4FM10vUZAD

@ANHD RT @FEWCoalition: Women of color have been disproportionately left out of unemployment insurance (UI) since it was first passed in 1935. O…

@ANHD Join ANHD’s Executive Director @barikaXw for an in-person-only event on private capital investment in #affordable multifamily rentals on March 27th, from 2-5:15 PM at @NewYorkFed. Learn about policy issues, investment strategies, and more! Register today: https://t.co/8ShSUlglsq

@ANHD RT @Enterprise_NYC: We’re proud to join over 100 organizations in calling on our state leaders to fund the Housing Access Voucher Program i…

@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 #OCJ and @NYCourtsNews must address! Via @AnnieIezzi & @frankfesta_ for @CityLimitsNews https://t.co/6ifbmgJL3v

@ANHD RT @CMCrystalHudson: A look back at our Investing In Black Brooklyn series, a special two-part #BlackHistoryMonth panel bringing our commun…

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