Office of the Commissioner

Commissioner: Maria Torres-Springer

The Office of the Commissioner oversees and leads HPD. The Commissioner, except as otherwise provided by law, plans, initiates, conducts, supervises, coordinates, reviews, and evaluates City programs and policies relating to carrying out the agency’s mission and the Mayor's housing plan, Housing New York, which aims to create or preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing over ten years.

Deputy Commissioners from the following Offices report to the Commissioner.

  • Office of the First Deputy Commissioner
  • Office of Development
  • Office of Strategy, Research, and Communications
  • Office of Legal Affairs
  • EEO Officer