Press Releases

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Your Key to NYC: Mayor de Blasio Announces Largest Year for Affordable Housing Production in City's History
Thursday, July 19, 2018


Jericho Project and B&B Urban Open Walton Housing, First Supportive Housing Residence Under Mayor Bill de Blasio's NYC 15/15 Supportive Housing Plan
Tuesday, July 17, 2018


De Blasio Administration and Council Member Richards Announce Over 670 Affordable Units to Be Built in Downtown Far Rockaway Rezoning Area
Wednesday, July 11, 2018


De Blasio Administration Unveils Interactive Map of Rezoning Commitments
Friday, June 29, 2018


HPD Announces New Housing Lottery for 25 New Homeownership Opportunities in Brooklyn
Friday, June 29, 2018


De Blasio Administration Launches Pilot Basement Conversion Program in East New York; Legislation Proposed to Modify Building Code Standards for Area
Thursday, June 28, 2018


Updated Lottery Guidelines to Reduce Barriers to Housing and Improve Access to Affordable Housing
Tuesday, June 19, 2018


HPD Joins Council Member Barron, Shelter Rock Builders, Sun Rock Development CPC, and Goldman Sachs to Break Ground on Affordable Homeownership Project in East New York
Monday, June 18, 2018


City and State Officials Join Win to Celebrate the Opening of Over 150 New Affordable Apartments with Supportive Services in Brownsville, Brooklyn
Thursday, June 14, 2018


HPD Partners with City Council to Bring Outreach Unit to NYC Neighborhoods
Thursday, June 14, 2018


NYCHA and HPD Select Developers for New 100 Percent Affordable Housing Development in the Bronx
Thursday, June 14, 2018


City Announces Major Upgrades and Extended Affordability at Senior Housing Residence in Brooklyn
Wednesday, June 13, 2018


City Announces Apartment Upgrades and Extended Affordability in Brooklyn
Thursday, June 7, 2018


City and State Officials Join Development Partners to Announce Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for the $92.7 Million Modernization, Upgrade, and Preservation of Fox Hill Apartments
Tuesday, June 5, 2018


HPD Announces 60 Percent increase of Homefirst Down Payment Assistance Program
Monday, June 4, 2018


HPD and HDC Join Development Partners to Break Ground on New Resiliant Queens Development
Friday, June 1, 2018


HPD Requests Development Plans for Three City-Owned Sites in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Friday, June 1, 2018


 City Announces Request for Proposals for Innovative Modular Construction Project
Thursday, May 24, 2018


De Blasio Administration Joins the Bowery Residents' Committee in Celebration of First HomeStretch Program Development
Tuesday, May 22, 2018


Officials Celebrate Groundbreaking Ceremony for First LGBT-Friendly Affordable Housing Development for Seniors in the Bronx
Thursday, May 18, 2018


City and State Officials Join Breaking Ground and Partners to Celebrate the Opening of New Supportive Housing in the Bronx
Tuesday, May 15, 2018


Officials Celebrate Lynn's Place Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Friday, May 11, 2018


Elected Officials, HUD, and HPD Join Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation to Celebrate the Ceremonial Opening of Cypress Hills Senior Housing Residences
Firday, May 11, 2018


Federal, State, and City Officials Join CAMBA Housing Ventures and CAMBA to Celebrate the Grand Opening of 603 Mother Gaston Blvd
Thursday, May 3, 2018


HPD Commissioner Torres-Springer Rolls Out 'Aging In Place' Pilot Initiative
Monday, April 30, 2018


State and City Leaders Join Members of the Community as CAMBA Housing Ventures and CAMBA Celebrate the Grand Opening of CAMBA Gardens Phase II
Tuesday, April 24, 2018


City and State Officials Join BRP, Hudson Companies and Partners to Celebrate Start of Construction on Two Buildings in La Central, a 1.2 Million SF Mixed-Use Development in the Bronx
Friday, April 20, 2018


Statement by Mayor Bill de Blasio on the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act
Wednesday, April 11, 2018


HPD Requests Development Plans for Two City-Owned Sites in Midtown Manhattan
Monday, April 9, 2018


City Launches New Effort to Match Sellers of Affordable Buildings with Qualified Buyers
Thursday, April 5, 2018


City Congratulates Former NYCHA Residents Turned First-Time Homeowners
Thursday, March 29, 2018


HPD Releases the Initial Findings of the 2017 New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey
Monday, March 12, 2018


HPD Launches "Where We Live NYC" - a Comprehensive Fair Housing Planning Process
Friday, March 9, 2018


City Suspends 421-a Benefits to More Than 1,700 Non-Compliant Owners
Friday, March 9, 2018


HPD, HDC, and NYPL Announce Development Plans for a Renewed Inwood Library, 175 New Deeply Affordable Homes, and a New Pre-K for all Facility in Upper Manhattan
Tuesday, March 6, 2018


HPD Launches New Outreach Van to Bring Housing Services Directly to Residents
Tuesday, March 6, 2018


NYCHA And HPD Release a Request for Proposals to Develop a New Mixed-Income Building at La Guardia Houses
Thursday, March 1, 2018


HPD Seeking Experienced Organizations for New Modular Construction Pilot Program
Thursday, March 1, 2018


HPD Announces Development Plans for 56 Affordable Homes for First Time Home Buyers
Wednesday, February 28, 2018


City's Community Restoration Fund Acquires 38 Distressed Mortgages to Preserve Affordable Housing
Monday, February 26, 2018


HPD Joins Azimuth Development Group and Partners to Celebrate the Opening of 100% Affordable Homes at 321 East 60th Street in Manhattan
Thursday, February 15, 2018


HPD Commissioner and Councilmember Rivera Color with Kids to Teach Home Safety
Wednesday, February 14, 2018


HPD Selects Development Teams to Build Nearly 500 Affordable Homes on City-Owned Lots
Tuesday, February 13, 2018


Mayor de Blasio Announces Comprehensive Enforcement Action Against 250 NYC Apartment Buildings
Monday, February 12, 2018


HPD Joins WIN and Harlem Leaders to Help More Than 30 Families Break the Cycle of Homelessness
Thursday, February 8, 2018


City Releases Interactive Housing Lottery Map to Help New Yorkers Access Affordable Housing
Wednesday, February 7, 2018


Mayor de Blasio Announces Opening of Senior Affordable Housing Development at Essex Crossing
Tuesday, January 31, 2018


Mayor de Blasio Appoints Vito Mustaciuolo as General Manager of NYCHA
Monday, January 22, 2018


Mayor de Blasio Announces City Secured More Affordable Housing in 2017 Than in Any Prior Year
Tuesday, January 16, 2018


Departments of Consumer Affairs and Housing Preservation and Development Ring in the New York with New Housing Ambassador Locations with Financial Counseling Through the "Ready to Rent" Program
Thursday, January 11, 2018


Mayor de Blasio Announces Senior Affordable Housing and Skilled Nursing Care Beds on the Lower East Side
Tuesday, January 9, 2018


HPD Announces Laws Focused on Shining a Spotlight on Vacant Land that Could Be Developed for Affordable Housing Across the City
Tuesday, January 9, 2018


Mayor de Blasio Announces Implementation of New Law to Combat Speculations and Tenant Displacement
Wednesday, January 3, 2018