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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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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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September 22, 2014
Some important policy steps come in the form of a big announcement, and some come in the form of the well-planned implementation of policy details. Last week, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) announced a small, but important, policy shift on the marketing of city-sponsored affordable housing units.
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September 17, 2014
The verdict is in! On Tuesday, September 9th, the US District Court upheld New York City’s Responsible Banking Act (RBA), allowing this important law to move forward. Over $150 billion of New York City’s money flows to and through banks that hold roughly $6 billion in deposits at any given time.
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September 9, 2014
This past Friday, the de Blasio administration made its strongest statements yet about its commitment to mandatory inclusionary zoning. At a New York Law School breakfast, City Planning Commission Chair Carl Weisbrod laid out the vision the administration has for our neighborhood rezonings and large-scale developments.
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August 21, 2014
The fate of the Responsible Banking Act (RBA) now lies with one person – US District Judge Katherine Polk Failla. On September 19th, Judge Failla heard oral arguments from lawyers for the NYC City Council, the Mayor, and the New York Bankers Association as to whether the RBA is or isn’t legal.
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August 18, 2014
The fate of the New York City Responsible Banking Act (RBA) is now in the hands of the courts. Tomorrow – Tuesday August 19th – is an important step when the judge will hear oral arguments on the RBA, one of the strongest banking ordinances in the country.

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