Emily Goldstein
Director of Organizing and Advocacy



212-747-1117, ext. 11

Emily Goldstein is the Director of Organizing and Advocacy. She works with ANHD members and allies to develop and lead campaigns to improve affordable housing and land use policies and strengthen tenants’ rights, while building power across the community development movement. Emily is a lifelong New Yorker who has worked in organizing and advocacy for over twelve years. In her free time, she enjoys knitting, reading, and playing board games. 

Emily's Blogs

June 16, 2016
A landlords' attorney's advice at a Brooklyn real estate summit earlier this month made a small splash in the press. The information materials by attorney Michelle Maratto Itkowitz -- entitled Demolition Evictions: A Real Possibility and Tenant Buyouts for the Next Generation -- are almost refreshing for their candor.
May 11, 2016
Landlord Steve Croman made headlines this week when the Attorney General filed a suit against him for tenant harassment, alongside criminal charges. Croman is an example of "harassment as a business model" taken to its extreme, but the truth is that many landlords resort to harassment for the same reason he did - because once existing tenants are pushed out of their apartments, landlords can renovate, deregulate, and dramatically increase their profits.
April 1, 2016
An op-ed emphasizing the importance of passing legislation to create a new, citywide Certificate of No Harassment program appeared today in Gotham Gazette. Co-authored by ANHD's Benjamin Dulchin and Make the Road NY's Javier Valdes, the op-ed illustrates the appalling harassment all too many low- and moderate-income tenants face from landlords intent on higher profits.
February 21, 2016
The City Council Committee on Housing and Buildings is holding a hearing today on several pieces of legislation intended to provide new tools to address the pervasive problem of harassment and displacement of low- and moderate-income tenants. One important bill would create a new citywide Certificate of No Harassment Program, which community groups believe would help disincentivize the harassment and displacement of tenants from affordable, rent-stabilized apartments.
November 3, 2015
The Industrial Policy announced today by the de Blasio Administration represents a crucial step towards preserving and expanding the City's industrial sector, a key source of good jobs throughout the five boroughs. With low barriers to entry and real career pathways, industrial and manufacturing jobs, whose average wages are twice that of the retail sector and which are often unionized, are a crucial avenue of opportunity and equitable economic development for low-income communities.