Mayor de Blasio announced that the City financed 34,160 affordable homes last year, setting a new high-water mark for affordable housing production in New York City.
Thsi brings the total number of homes financed to date in the Housing New York plan to 121,919 apartments - nearly 85 percent of which are affordable to low-income New Yorkers.
The Housing New York (HNY) plan has financed 121,919 affordable homes since its inception in 2014 through the end of 2018. In the last year alone, the administration financed 34,160 affordable homes, setting a new highwater mark for affordable housing production in New York City. This includes a record for both new construction, with 10,099 new homes financed, as well as for preservation, with 24,061 apartments. Nearly 85 percent of all homes financed through the Mayor's housing plan are affordable to low-income New Yorkers, of which more tahn 40 percent will service families earning less than $46,950.
To access these new housing opportunities, visit the NYC Housing Portal, the City's new housing web portal. There you can find affordable housing, fight eviction or tenant harassment, find shelfter, get help paying for housing, report a housing complaint, and more.