Melanie Breault
Communications Manager

Melanie.B@anhd.org

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212-747-1117, ext. 15

Melanie Breault is ANHD's Communications Manager. She handles all internal and external communications needs for ANHD and offers help and guidance for its member groups and coalitions. Prior to joining ANHD full-time, she was one of their Morgan Stanley Community Development Graduate Fellows working with the community development non-profit Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC) in Washington Heights on affordable housing development and community organizing. She received her Master of Science in Urban Policy and Leadership (MSUPL) from Hunter College's Urban Policy and Planning program where she served as the Editor-In-Chief of the department's magazine Urban Review; and she recevied Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College where she worked with the Park Center for Independent Media. During her time there, she interned with The Nation magazine and The Laura Flanders Show. Now, Melanie serves on the boards of City Limits and the New York City chapter of Women, Action & The Media (WAM!NYC) and spends her free time working on a podcast about creative women, writing about women’s health issues, and walking her German Shepherd mix Clarkson through the park in Brooklyn. You can see samples of her photography and communications work on her website.

Melanie's Blogs

Blog
June 28, 2019
The Center for Community Leadership (CCL) Celebrates Our Impact, Creates Our Future
Blog
October 12, 2018
City Launches Anti-Harassment Program with Release of List of More Than 1,000 Buildings with 26,000 Units
Blog
June 13, 2018
We’ve Updated Our Handy AMI Tool with 2018 Numbers
Blog
February 16, 2018
Earlier this week, Trump proposed a federal budget that would devastate low- and moderate-income communities across the country, including in New York State. Trump’s proposals for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) include both budget cuts and rule changes that would increase housing cost burdens on many of the poorest New Yorkers, while continuing disinvestment in public housing, reducing Section 8 voucher availability, and eviscerating basic Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) functions like code enforcement.
Blog
October 12, 2017
Communities are paying close attention these days to exactly what kind of affordable housing is being promised to their neighborhood because they want to ensure that the housing is really meeting the greatest local and city need.  

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