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

February 3, 2015
Mayor de Blasio’s State of the City address today presented a bold vision. His commitment to reducing inequality and ensuring that New York City remain a place where people from all walks of life can afford to live and work is clear and admirable, and he is right to focus on the cost of housing as the root of the issue.
January 28, 2015
Thursday, January 29th, the New York City Council Housing Committee will hold an oversight hearing on the 421a Developer’s Tax Break. This program gives developers billions of taxpayer dollars to create largely luxury developments across the city. Meanwhile, thousands of affordable rent regulated apartments are being lost, leading to displacement and gentrification of low- and mixed-income neighborhoods.
January 20, 2015
The de Blasio Administration has announced its intentions to rezone 15 neighborhoods over the next several years. These rezonings are essential to the Administration’s efforts to meet its goal of developing 80,000 new units of affordable housing over 10 years (out of the 200,000 total unit plan) and will shape the future of many of our communities.
December 11, 2014
There are three primary mechanisms for financing the building affordable housing in New York City. Each of these mechanisms creates either a financial benefit or financial relief in exchange for the developer creating affordable housing units.