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

November 25, 2023
This video series shares the stories of the merchant leaders of the Citywide Merchant Organizing Project. In addition to owning and operating storefront businesses, they organize to fight displacement pressures, build community wealth, and drive truly equitable economic development.
September 14, 2023
We are excited to welcome the 2023-2024 ANHD/Morgan Stanley Community Development Graduate Fellowship Cohort!
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.
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@ANHD Join ANHD and @northwestbronx to fight back against unchecked landlord power! We’re demanding leases for these businesses so they won’t be displaced with the sale of this property. https://t.co/73lgoCuldM

@ANHD In the #Bronx and throughout the city, redevelopment drives speculation and rent increases, and when landlords capitalize, tenants are displaced. Beloved local businesses, new and old, are organizing to protect each other and all tenants. https://t.co/xSTr9OQ7MU

@ANHD Congratulations to ANHD’s Executive Director Barika Williams for being named to @PoliticsNYnews and @amNewYork’s inaugural list of Nonprofit Power Players! See the full list at https://t.co/hMaloYnieZ https://t.co/9xN6GRGfLs

@ANHD RT @RiseboroNYC: Honored and humbled! Our CEO Scott Short has been recognized by @PoliticsNYnews as one of NYC's Top Ten Nonprofit Power Pl…

@ANHD RT @VendorPower: NOW: street vendors, elected officials & allies celebrate the intro of the #StreetVendorReform package, four bills to over…

@ANHD Join us in ONE week to learn about our Community Development Archive and see how you and/or your organization fit into the archive! Register here for YOUR opportunity to contribute your experience and knowledge to the archive: https://t.co/OVhTgCOCM3 https://t.co/E4Jc4hWXgN

@ANHD RT @VOCALNewYork: In Albany & NYC today, VOCAL-NY joined partners and allies to demand @GovKathyHochul and @NYCMayor leave #RightToShelter

@ANHD No matter what, but ESPECIALLY with a homeless population over 100k, we must staunchly defend the #RightToShelter and say no to turning NYers out on to the streets in the cold of winter #NYSANE#RightToARoof https://t.co/V2QBIsIZTM

@ANHD ANHD’s new analysis & survey data show that threats to small businesses are higher in communities of color & to POC and immigrant merchants Read the report: https://t.co/uwqhI3UGaj #SmallBusiness #SmallBusinessOwners https://t.co/Zs4tb2qmMS

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