Mayor announcing housing numbers

    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.

Mayor announcing numbers
  • Mayor de Blasio Announces Largest Year for Affordable Housing Production in City's History
  • The Administration financed 32,116 affordable homes last year, bringing the total number of homes financed under the Mayor's housing plan to date to 109,767.
  • All-time high: 24,536 affordable homes financed in 2017, nearly half for families living on less than $43,000; number of homes in the City's affordable housing lottery doubles.
Mayor de Blasio Doubles Planned Senior Housing to 30,000 Affordable Homes
  • Seniors First is the third initiative of the expanded 300,000-home housing plan and will make 15,000 more homes age-friendly, build state-of-the-art senior buildings, and protect existing senior developments.
mayor giving announcement at podium
  • Mayor de Blasio announces the City is now on track to build and protect 200,000 affordable homes by 2022, two years ahead of schedule.
  • With the addition of new tools, programs and funding, the City will ramp up to securing 25,000 apartments annually, setting a new goal of 300,000 homes by 2026.

Housing New York

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.