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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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February 13, 2015
Investors Bank is at it again, with signs of concerning lending practices. Investors Bank is based in New Jersey with a growing presence of loans and branches in NYC and is emerging as one of the larger multifamily lenders in the City.
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February 12, 2015
Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito in her State of the City Speech today pledged to implement the recommendations of an important report entitled Engines of Opportunity: Reinvigorating New York City’s Manufacturing Zones for the 21st Century.
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February 5, 2015
After a successful community-led campaign, then two years of delays and legal challenges, the Responsible Banking Act (RBA) is now in effect!  January 13th, was the first official meeting of the Community Investment Advisory Board (CIAB).  The CIAB is a board comprised of government, community, and bank representatives that is tasked with carrying out the RBA.
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February 3, 2015
Mayor de Blasio’s State of the City address today presented a bold vision. His commitment to reducing inequality and ensuring that New York City remain a place where people from all walks of life can afford to live and work is clear and admirable, and he is right to focus on the cost of housing as the root of the issue.
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February 2, 2015
With 421a and Rent Laws set to expire in June 2015, the City and the State are at critical moment. Will we put the public benefit of affordable housing before the private profit interests of real estate developers?
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January 29, 2015
ANHD examines the 421a Developer’s Tax Break including a community-by-community analysis of all the properties that received this tax break in FY 2013.  
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January 28, 2015
Tuesday, the New York City Council’s Committee on Housing and Buildings hosted an eight hour oversight hearing, Short Term Rentals – Stimulating the Economy or Destabilizing Neighborhoods? ANHD and Affordable Housing advocates across the City came together to say the answer is clear: illegal short-term hotels are destabilizing neighborhoods and endangering our affordable housing!
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January 28, 2015
Thursday, January 29th, the New York City Council Housing Committee will hold an oversight hearing on the 421a Developer’s Tax Break. This program gives developers billions of taxpayer dollars to create largely luxury developments across the city. Meanwhile, thousands of affordable rent regulated apartments are being lost, leading to displacement and gentrification of low- and mixed-income neighborhoods.
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January 20, 2015
The de Blasio Administration has announced its intentions to rezone 15 neighborhoods over the next several years. These rezonings are essential to the Administration’s efforts to meet its goal of developing 80,000 new units of affordable housing over 10 years (out of the 200,000 total unit plan) and will shape the future of many of our communities.
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January 15, 2015
After a successful community-led campaign, then two years of delays and legal challenges, the Responsible Banking Act (RBA) is now in effect!  Yesterday, January 13th, was the first official meeting of the Community Investment Advisory Board (CIAB). 

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