The Process

Public Events

To reach the widest set of New Yorkers as possible through the planning process, the City hosted a series of public events in 2019 and 2020.

New Yorkers at a Where We Live NYC Pop-Up Exhibition

Where We Live NYC Report Public Hearing
The City held a formal hearing on June 12, 2019 to collect public input in advance of the release of the Where We Live NYC Report and hear comments on the City’s use of funds to affirmatively further fair housing. For more information, you can read the formal notice here.

Where We Live NYC Summit
HPD Where We Live June 22 SummitAt the Where We Live NYC Summit on June 22, 2019 we…

  • Shared what we’ve learned from communities across New York City
  • Talked with NYC Deputy Mayor Vicki Been, Maya Wiley of MSNBC and the New School, Colvin Grannum from the Bed-Stuy Restoration Corporation, and Nicholas Dagen Bloom of Hunter College, about what segregation, discrimination, and opportunity look like in New York City neighborhoods
  • Shared feedback on fair housing solutions
  • Gave support with your housing questions and concerns

Listening Tour
We hosted pop-up events in locations across the city with the Where We Live NYC exhibit. We invited participants to…

  • Learn more and discuss the history of fair housing
  • Explore data on diversity and opportunity in New York City
  • Engage and share feedback on strategies to address discrimination, segregation, and equity in opportunity

September 15, 2019: Boogie on the Boulevard
September 28, 2019: Corónate
October 12, 2019: Brooklyn Public Library Central Branch
November 6, 2019: St. George Ferry Terminal – Richmond Terrace
January 8-11, 2020: Abrons Art Center, Lower East Side
January 14-18, 2020: Andrew Freedman Home, Bronx
February 12-15, 2020: the Queens Museum, Queens