New York has long depended on subsidy programs to facilitate affordable housing development. But because most such incentives sunset over time, tens of thousands of units have reverted to market rate over the last decade, and 15,000 more may do so in the near future. What strategies and regulatory structures can be put in place to assure affordability not just for the present, but the future as well?
Introductory remarks by: Hon. Christine Quinn, Speaker, New York City Council
Speakers: Deborah Van Amerongen, Commissioner, New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) Michelle de la Uz, Executive Director, Fifth Avenue Committee, and President, Association for Neighborhood Housing Development (ANHD) Board of Directors Dina Levy, Director of Organizing and Policy, Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB) Emily Youssouf, Managing Director and Head, Housing Finance Division, JP Morgan Securities, Inc.
Moderator: Errol Louis, columnist and editorial board member, New York Daily News