City land in three boroughs to become 100 percent affordable housing M/WBE projects.
Developments include space for a local farm, leadership academy, LGBT community center, and tech incuabtor.
Three years in, the City has extended affordability for decades to come at 41,600 homes and spurred the construction of 20,800 new affordable apartments.
The City financed more affordable housing in 2016 than in any time in the past 25 years.
HPD and DCA released the study, Improving Access to Affordable Housing Opportunities, and a new guide, Ready Set Apply: Getting Ready for Affordable Housing in NYC (Spanish), to help New Yorkers best prepare for and navigate the housing application process.
HPD, elected officials, and partners celebrate the groundbreaking for energy-efficient affordable homes for seniors in Corona, Queens.
Corona Senior Residence will be the first Passive House-certified project for affordable senior housing nationwide, with 68 apartments and a preschool on the ground floor.
HPD, with the Mayor's Clergy Advisory Council, the Community Affairs Unit, and other partner agencies, hosted an event to share information about the tools and resources available to protect and expand neighborhood affordability, including HPD’s Pre-Qualified List for property owners seeking professional guidance with affordable housing development.