Benjamin Dulchin
Former Executive Director


212-747-1117, ext. 17

Benjamin Dulchin no longer works at ANHD.

Benjamin Dulchin is the Executive Director.  Benjamin is committed to NYC’s activist community development movement, and has been a housing and community organizer for twenty-six years.  Since becoming Executive Director, Benjamin has expanded the scope of ANHD’s work, led research and advocacy campaigns on key issues to change the landscape of NYC housing policy, shaped ANHD’s bank reinvestment research and advocacy, led ANHD’s new focus on equitable economic development, and expanded the capacity-building programs that ANHD provides for our membership. Benjamin’s dog is grumpy, but his two children are not.

Benjamin's Blogs

March 18, 2014
As the new City Administration begins to make important policy choices to shape a new economic development policy, the Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development (ANHD) is releasing a new white paper to help demystify the economic development category of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and to encourage more effective partnerships and activities by banks, regulators, government officials, nonprofits and for-profit developers to further equitable economic development in New York City.
January 22, 2014
A gentrifying block of Franklin Ave. in Brooklyn (Jeanne Noonan for New York Daily News)
In a January 5, 2014 opinion piece in the New York Daily News, ANHD lays out how Mayor de Blasio's affordable housing policy should include Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning and continue with even deeper reforms. While during the Koch years the city's task was to catalyze much needed investment, in the current moment where real estate investment is flowing the City's task is to ensure  long-term and real affordability for the community.