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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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January 15, 2015
On Tuesday, the Furman Center released its report Housing, Neighborhoods, and Opportunity: the Location of New York City’s Subsidized Affordable Housing.  The report is an incredibly rich documentation of exactly where, and in what types of neighborhoods, affordable housing exists.
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December 11, 2014
There are three primary mechanisms for financing the building affordable housing in New York City. Each of these mechanisms creates either a financial benefit or financial relief in exchange for the developer creating affordable housing units.
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December 11, 2014
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December 5, 2014
With the recent 2nd anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, a new ANHD white paper examines how local NYC neighborhood groups responded to the storm, and the lessons that this holds for policy makers and practitioners working to implement true “social resiliency.”
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December 5, 2014
New York City used to be full of vacant land owned by the city – over 100,000 lots by some counts in the 1970s. The reason was simple – private owners simply didn’t think the land was valuable enough to pay taxes on, so the city took it over.
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November 14, 2014
Yesterday the City Council approved the long-debated Astoria Cove project, the first major rezoning under the de Blasio administration. The final deal allows the development of a 1,700-unit luxury development, with a total of 27% of those units being affordable.
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October 30, 2014
Yesterday the City Council approved the long-debated Astoria Cove project, the first major rezoning under the de Blasio administration. The final deal allows the development of a 1,700-unit luxury development, with a total of 27% of those units being affordable.
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October 30, 2014
As we pass the two-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, the City and community groups have been working hard to help coastal communities and residents bounce back, but there is still a long road to recovery for many impacted neighborhoods and families. What has gone well in our City’s recovery process, and where do we need to put more focus?
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October 21, 2014
In an effort to finally legalize its business model in New York City, Airbnb has launched an impressive lobbying campaign, spreading its message through street advertisements and donating handsomely to politicians across the state. The company’s pitch centers around depicting “Real New Yorkers” who benefit from earning extra income by renting out their homes. But who is really making money with Airbnb?

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