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Inviting New Yorkers to join the conversation on fair housing

The City of New York has launched a set of interactive online tools and preliminary data to encourage residents to share their stories, struggles, and dreams for fair housing. This effort is part of Where We Live NYC ­– a collaborative planning process to promote fair housing, confront segregation, and take action to advance opportunity… Read More

Learning from the City’s Fair Housing Stakeholder Group

Launched earlier this year, Where We Live NYC is the City of New York’s collaborative process to promote fair housing, confront segregation, and take action to advance opportunity for all. As part of our extensive public engagement strategy , the City has created the Fair Housing Stakeholder Group of more than 150 advocates, service providers, housing developers, researchers,… Read More

Message on the Increased Federal Resources for Affordable & Public Housing

For the first time in decades, Congress has significantly increased the federal resources available for affordable and public housing. Housing is a basic human necessity and yet, for a growing number of Americans, access to a safe, affordable home is out of reach. The affordable housing crisis is a genuine and growing threat to the… Read More

HPD Launches “Where We Live NYC” – a Comprehensive Fair Housing Planning Process

Data-driven, collaborative effort will result in strategies to address discrimination, residential segregation, and unequal access to opportunities City launches process to affirm commitment to fair housing law despite recent setbacks from the federal government The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) in partnership with the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA)… Read More

Response to HUD’s Fair Housing Delay

HPD is the nation’s largest municipal housing preservation and development agency. Its mission is to promote quality housing and diverse, thriving neighborhoods for New Yorkers through loan and development programs for new affordable housing, preservation of the affordability of the existing housing stock, enforcement of housing quality standards, and educational programs for tenants and building… Read More

Message on the President’s Budget

With 11 million American households spending more than half of their income on rent, the President’s continued war on affordable housing is irresponsible and cruel. As the Mayor says, we’ll fight these cuts and push for increased spending for the affordable housing communities desperately need. President Trump’s executive budget proposes dangerous cuts to programs that… Read More