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April 15, 2024
Time for legislation that truly serves the people, not just developers and landlords.
March 6, 2024
In response to the vote by the City Planning Commission to advance the Zoning For Economic Opportunity Text Amendment, the Industrial Jobs Coalition issued the following statement.
January 16, 2024
ANHD appreciates Governor Hochul’s emergency funding proposal for asylum-seekers in NYC. However, the omission of the Housing Access Vouchers Program (HAVP) from the FY25 Executive Budget is concerning; HAVP has broad support and can house or keep housed up to 20,000 households and 50,000 New Yorkers, addressing the pressing issue of homelessness in our city.
December 19, 2023
Efforts to prioritize tenant voices, address building conditions, and shift the NYC housing narrative to recognize housing as a human right remain high amidst the FDIC’s initial sale of Signature’s property portfolios and rent-stabilized/rent-controlled loans.
November 15, 2023
In response to the passage of the Industrial Development Strategic Action Planning bill by the City Council, ANHD’s Senior Campaign Organizer for Land Use and facilitator of the Industrial Jobs Coalition (IJC), Christopher Casey, issued the following statement.
November 1, 2023
In response to the City Planning Commission’s certification of the City of Yes Economic Opportunity Text Amendment and thus the beginning of the public review process, ANHD’s Senior Campaign Organizer for Land Use and facilitator of the Industrial Jobs Coalition (IJC), Christopher Casey, issued the following statement.
October 25, 2023
ANHD looks forward to working with our partners to review the new CRA. We cannot continue to have a color blind CRA as the racial disparities in wealth and access to resources continue to widen #TreasureCRA
September 26, 2023
The Thriving Communities Coalition (TCC) has long called for a more equitable and systemic approach to planning in New York City to address its growing housing crisis. That is why we took note when Speaker Adams and Council Members Salamanca and Sanchez introduced the Fair Housing Framework legislation in the spring and look forward to seeing this legislation advance with today’s hearing.
July 19, 2023
Governor Hochul announced Executive Orders and new initiatives to tackle New York’s housing crisis, but ANHD highlights that the approach is limited, focusing mainly on production. ANHD emphasizes the importance of addressing homelessness, rent increases, discrimination, preservation of affordable units, and homeownership opportunities as part of comprehensive solutions. ANHD aims to collaborate with elected officials to find holistic solutions to the housing crisis.
June 30, 2023
Ultimately, Mayor Adams’ austerity budget means low-income, BIPOC, and immigrant New Yorkers will continue to bear the brunt of our inequitable and unsustainable housing, land use, and economic development policies.