Mayor hugging tenant with HPD Commissioner
  • Mayor de Blasio announced that his administration secured 24,293 affordable apartments and homes in Fiscal Year 2017, the highest overall production since 1989.
  • The ten-year Housing New York plan to create or preserve 200,000 homes has financed a total of 77,651 affordable homes since January 2014.
Mayor on stage delivering state of the union
  • State of the City 2017 - This Is Your City
Housing New York: Three Years of Progress
  • City officials release new report describing the policies and programs advancing the goals of the Mayor's housing plan.
  • Three years in, thoughtful reforms to policy and new programs have resulted in the financing of a record-breaking 62,506 affordable residences toward the ten-year 200,000 goal.
Mayor de Blasio Announces Major Progress Helping New Yorkers Afford Their Homes
  • Three years into Mayor's housing plan: 41,600 families see rent-protection and needed reparis, 20,800 new affordable homes coming onlin for New Yorkers to rent.
  • Affordable housing in 2016 hits 25-year high.
Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces M/WBE Firms Win Bids to Build Hundreds of Afforda
  • City land in three boroughs to become 100 perfect affordable housing M/WBE projects; developments include space for a local farm, leadership academy, LGBT community center, and a tech incubator.

Housing New York

The Housing New York plan has financed 77,651 affordable homes since its inception in 2014 - breaking records for the most affordable housing produced in any three years in New York City's history.

New Yorkers can apply for affordable housing at or by calling 311.

Of the 24,293 homes financed this past Fiscal Year, which ended June 30, more than 40 percent are for families earning less than $43,000 a year, including more than 4,014 homes for families of three earning less than $26,000 a year.

For more information on the Housing New York numbers, visit the By the Numbers page.