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Advocacy News & Events

A New Housing Plan for NYC
Habitat NYC and Westchester helped shape the United for Housing Coalition’s recommendations for a new affordable housing plan that would make NYC a more equitable and affordable city. Check out our recommendations here.

A More Equitable New York is Achievable
Homeownership should be a choice for all New Yorkers! Our Chief Strategy Officer Matt Dunbar joins City Limits reporter David Brand to discuss ways New York can create and preserve affordable homeownership.
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Building homes that last with Community Land Trusts

New York City and Westchester are vibrant communities and home to hard-working people building homes for their families and a future for their communities. But rising home prices are keeping some families from becoming homeowners. What can we do? A Community Land Trust is one way to build homes that last — watch the video to learn more!

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Recent Advocacy Impacts

We lead and participate in multiple advocacy campaigns that have had major impact on New York's affordable housing landscape. For example, we have:

Tripled NYC affordable homeownership construction funding

Reformed and expanded State homeownership support

Passed Community Land Trust enabling legislation in NYC

Reformed and postponed NYC’s tax lien sale during the COVID-19 pandemic