Benjamin Dulchin
Executive Director

Benjamin.D@anhd.org

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212-747-1117, ext. 17

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

Blog
May 20, 2016
ANHD is very pleased to announce the 2016-2017 Class of the Morgan Stanley/ANHD Community Development Fellowship.The Fellowship is designed to increase the capacity of New York City's community development organizations and to create a pipeline for the next generation of community development leaders. 
Blog
March 25, 2016
New York City residents know that housing development decisions are best made at the local level of government. But the recent New York State Executive Budget proposed two changes that would have the unintended effect of undermining effective affordable housing production by creating a new level of decision-making oversight for one of the main tools used to finance affordable housing development.
Blog
March 18, 2016
The Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development has been the leading organization calling for a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) policy because we believe that the City needs a new baseline for how affordable housing gets built in all communities. Yesterday the City Council announced the negotiated MIH policy that will be voted out of Council Committee today. This will be the strongest Mandatory Inclusionary Housing program in the country and ANHD believes it is deserving of support.
Blog
March 14, 2016
As the Administration's proposal for Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) moves towards a vote, the City Council has taken up their role to modify and improve the final proposal. Community groups know that local residents in low-income neighborhoods are correct to ask the question "Affordable for whom?", and that some of the promised housing must be guaranteed where the need for housing and the fear of displacement is greatest.
Blog
March 8, 2016
The de Blasio Administration has made a major commitment to preserve and expand the City's industrial sector, a key source of good jobs throughout the five boroughs, and an important part of the Mayor's forwarding-thinking vision for equitable economic development. With low barriers to entry and real career pathways, industrial and manufacturing jobs, whose average wages are twice that of the retail sector, are a crucial avenue of opportunity and equitable economic development for low-income communities.

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