Emily Goldstein
Director of Organizing and Advocacy



212-747-1117, ext. 14

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

September 13, 2017
In July, the de Blasio administration released its annual report on progress made towards the target numbers of affordable units created and preserved as laid out in the Housing New York Plan. Tomorrow, the City Council Committee on Housing and Buildings will hold an HPD oversight hearing which look at the tools the City uses to create and preserve affordable housing.
September 30, 2016
Last night, hundreds of tenants, workers, business owners, and other local community members packed the Department of City Planning (DCP) scoping hearing for the Jerome Avenue Rezoning. Following a rally and march where community members chanted, “Fight, fight, fight, housing is a right” and “Who’s Bronx? Our Bronx,” members of the Bronx Coalition for a Community Vision streamed into the auditorium at Bronx Community College.
June 22, 2016
Tenant harassment is a growing crisis as more and more neighborhoods face a rising tide of speculative investment and active displacement pressure. Yesterday, tenants from around NYC took action at their buildings to highlight the need for stronger protections against harassment.
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.