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The ANHD Blog raises the profile of our issues, and educates our member groups, city decision makers, and the general public on our core issue areas. The ANHD Blog offers sharp, timely and effective commentary on key public policy issues, as well as our work and the work of our member groups.

All of our blogs are sorted based on the issues, projects, special tags, and dates they are associated with, and you can use the dropdowns below to filter through our blogs based on these tags. Additionally, you can do a general search through our blog, using the search bar the right. If you can’t find what you are looking for, email comms@anhd.org.

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The ANHD Blog raises the profile of our issues, and educates our member groups, city decision makers, and the general public on our core issue areas. The ANHD Blog offers sharp, timely and effective commentary on key public policy issues, as well as our work and the work of our member groups.

All of our blogs are sorted based on the issues, projects, special tags, and dates they are associated with, and you can use the dropdowns below to filter through our blogs based on these tags. Additionally, you can do a general search through our blog, using the search bar the right. If you can’t find what you are looking for, email comms@anhd.org.

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May 11, 2015
ANHD today released the 2015 edition of our annual risk chart:  How is Affordable Housing Threatened in Your Neighborhood? Each year the chart takes a variety of indicators of threats to affordable housing and lays them out at a community-district level in a user-friendly format.
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May 7, 2015
Mayor de Blasio today released his administration’s proposal to reform the controversial 421a Developer’s Tax Break. We all know the problems with 421a – it gives away billions of dollars for very little public benefit.
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May 5, 2015
Every ten years, under the “EGRPRA” process, top federal bank regulators at the OCC, FDIC, and Federal Reserve Board review the full range of regulations banks must follow.  They seek to “identify outdated, unnecessary, or unduly burdensome regulations” so as to reduce burden while still protecting consumers and the financial system.
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April 30, 2015
Yesterday, the city decided to move forward with a proposal that fully reflects its priority on comprehensive neighborhood development. A municipal parking lot in Queens is now slated to become a truly groundbreaking development – 208 units of green affordable housing with room and support for local businesses and innovative community uses. And what’s making this possible are the two not-for-profits, each with deep roots in Queens, who are involved in the development.
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April 1, 2015
Last week, the Furman Center released a white paper on Inclusionary Zoning, Creating Affordable Housing Out of Thin Air.  It’s an incredible comprehensive look at the economics behind Inclusionary Zoning, and leads greatly to understanding how to most effectively shape the economic aspects of a new Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning policy.
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March 20, 2015
The Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development (ANHD) today released its annual report, State of Bank Reinvestment in NYC: 2014 analyzing the local impact of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), highlighting industry trends, and identifying and comparing how individual banks do or don’t meet our City’s credit and banking needs.
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March 20, 2015
On Friday, February 20, the New York City Department of City Planning released a series of zoning proposals entitled, Housing New York: Zoning for Quality and Affordability.

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