affordable housing

Reforming New York City's 421-a Property Tax Exemption Program: Subsidize Affordable Homes, Not Luxury Development

In this report, Habitat for Humanity-New York City and Pratt Center for Community Development review the 421-a property tax exemption program and present findings that the program is being used to subsidize market rate and luxury housing rather than the affordable housing it was designed...

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Issue Area: 
Sustainable Community Development
Date: 
Wednesday, July 2, 2003

Confronting the Housing Squeeze: Challenges Facing Immigrant Tenants, and What New York Can Do

This report identifies the challenges faced by immigrant renters in finding safe, decent, and affordable housing. The report finds that by almost every measure, immigrant tenants face housing problems to a degree much greater than native-born New Yorkers. It also proposes measures New York City...

Research Type: 
Issue Area: 
Sustainable Community Development
Date: 
Thursday, October 16, 2008

NYC Green House

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The NYC Department of Housing and Preservation Development's NYC Green House Program is a homeowner's tool kit for saving money by going green. It is a useful resource for homeowners who want to green their home. ...

Date: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Issue Area: 
Sustainable Community Development
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