Thank Gov. Hochul for supporting homeownership!

For the first time in 40 years, Albany has invested in historically marginalized communities across NYS. Join us in thanking Gov. Hochul for increasing investments in these communities by including a budgetary increase in the Affordable Housing Corporation program.

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Create hundreds of thousands of homes! Tell your elected official to pass S4547A/ A4854A.

COVID-19 has greatly exacerbated housing scarcity and insecurity for both renters and owners across the state. Ask your legislator to create hundreds of thousands of affordable homes by passing S4547A/ A4854A, and legalize Accessory Dwelling Units across the state.

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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