We are committed to ensuring access to quality homes that are safe, stable and affordable and to undoing the impacts of systemic racism in housing policy. Since our office opened in 1987, we have committed about $5.2 billion to create or preserve over 83,000 affordable homes across New York state.
Some of our key programs include:
- Anti-Displacement Learning Network: Supports municipalities to identify and implement programs that will prevent the displacement of low-income families and people of color
- Fair housing: Advances fair housing policies by expanding the work of fair housing organizations and housing choice counseling programs statewide
- Project Parachute: Works with nonprofits and rental property owners to keep New Yorkers hardest hit by the pandemic safely in their homes
- Equitable Path Forward: Provides grants and advisory services to Black, Indigenous and people of color management and development organizations focused on affordable homes
- Faith-Based Development Initiative (FBDI): Provides faith-based organizations with the knowledge, resources and tools to develop underutilized land into affordable homes and community facilities.