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.
November 21, 2022
Citywide Merchant Organizing Project map and markers image
The Citywide Merchant Organizing Project (CMOP) works toward increased merchant organizing coordination and collaboration among neighborhoods and a stronger citywide base of merchants ready to fight against displacement threats.

@ANHD New research summary points to large corporate landlords’ use of #evictions as a business practice. Large landlords filed evictions 186% more often than small landlords. Another reason we need #StatewideRTC & #DefendRTC. Via @henry_gomory @urbaninstitute https://t.co/7KFQexHGES

@ANHD ICYMI: Discover how tools like the Equitable Development Data Explorer & Displacement Risk Map promote equitable #landuse in #NYC. ANHD is excited to offer video trainings on their use for community advocacy. Learn more on our blog: https://t.co/wvXvNz1cE8

@ANHD Thank you @BrianKavanaghNY @HarveyforNY @nyc_base @ChhayaCDC @CHLDC @CNYCN @prattcenter for moving this necessary step to legalize basement apts & make them safe for #tenants--this is huge for small homeowners & tenants alike https://t.co/Rz0xZ5xPLs

@ANHD RT @VOCALNewYork: Thank you @BrianKavanaghNY and the NYS senate for passing #HAVP out of the housing committee! We know you can get this li…

@ANHD Happy #Monday from the ANHD team! https://t.co/V2sVzv0OAh

@ANHD “The people who are experiencing #homelessness are people we should be prioritizing in terms of needs. It’s dangerous when we conflate general housing production with #affordablehousing production,” ANHD Organizing Director Emily Goldstein via @thecitywanderer for @commobserver. https://t.co/Zn59bzLIu0

@ANHD RT @westsidecommons: ANHD and the Right to Counsel Coalition Release New NYC Eviction Crisis Monitor via @ANHDNYC https://t.co/4GlkeHD2Is

@ANHD ANHD mourns the passing of our friend & colleague, John Wright. He was a champion of community development & affordable housing for NY’s marginalized residents. He'll be deeply missed—condolences to his family, friends & colleagues. https://t.co/TuiLtHynku

@ANHD ANHD’s 2018 report found that while jobs grew in #NYC, communities of color faced historic disinvestment and were left behind in employment opportunities. The jobs are there, but residents continue to be left behind. Read the full report here: https://t.co/CVewAA8pAX https://t.co/nUlThGjmM1

@ANHD As an org deeply invested in uplifting small businesses, we applaud the @NYCMayor for launching the $75M NYC Small Business Opportunity Fund, which breaks down barriers to financing! To read more our latest report on #smallbiz, go here: https://t.co/QRI98QHb6T https://t.co/TH7yIW0aO9

@ANHD .@NYCMayor calls for all NYers to find 1 hour of their time to give and help someone in need. If you’re unsure where to begin, reach out to your local ANHD member organization to see how you can contribute. Get involved with these community caretakers! https://t.co/ZIl5ljMrMS https://t.co/ivQTYpzWdZ

@ANHD Housing discrimination is Illegal! Pleased to hear @NYCmayor’s #SOTC2023 announce a commitment to fight #FairHousing violations like source of income discrimination. Looking forward to learning more about new resources to support this important work.

@ANHD .@NYCMayor announced a plan for local community hiring to connect 36,000 economically disadvantaged workers to good jobs every year. ANHD has been highlighting the need for local hire to advance NYC #economicjustice five years ago! #SOTC2023 https://t.co/zRQ2kXtKHQ

@ANHD Read ANHD’s full statement on @NYCMayor’s #GetStuffBuilt housing plan here: https://t.co/BLXT7gmIDg

@ANHD In his #SOTC2023, @NYCMayor restated his goal for 500k housing units—but big unit counts have led to the wrong priorities for decades, and we’ve seen that a trickle-down, supply side approach doesn’t address the housing needs of 50% of NYC renter households at or below 50% AMI.

@ANHD Read about how the #Bronx Financial Access Coalition, comprising four ANHD members @UNHP @bkcianyc @WHEDcoSpeaks @NosQuedamos, partnered with @LESPeoplesFCU to provide services for the borough’s underbanked community! Thanks, @EmilyNonko via @NextCityOrg, for covering. https://t.co/SQ0MiNaCe4

@ANHD A huge thanks to Alex Fennell, our former Senior Political Organizer, & @ARMZachariah, our Land Use Justice Intern, for helping establish these initial training modules for land use justice advocates across #NYC!

@ANHD Want to advocate for your community’s needs in #affordablehousing & #landuse? ANHD’s video modules on using the City’s Equitable Development Data Explorer tool can help. Learn more & start today: https://t.co/P9HmziRVbb

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