City Limits rounds up the latest housing and land use-related events, public hearings and upcoming affordable housing lotteries that are ending soon.
Welcome to City Limits’ NYC Housing Calendar, a weekly feature where we round up the latest housing and land use-related events and hearings, as well as upcoming affordable housing lotteries that are ending soon. If you know of an event we should include in next week’s calendar, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Upcoming Housing and Land Use-Related Events:
Thursday, Dec. 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: The New York Housing Conference hosts its annual awards symposium, featuring a keynote address from Gov. Kathy Hochul. Learn more about the event and RSVP here.
Thursday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m.: The organization Take Root Justice will offer a presentation on how tenants can bring an emergency repair case against a property owner in Housing Court. Such cases are called “HP Actions” and can relate to heat and hot water outages. Register for the virtual presentation here.
Monday, Dec. 5 at 10:30 a.m.: The Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement will hold a virtual hearing on a rule to implement Local Law 18, which requires short-term rental hosts to register with the city and prohibits booking services from processing transactions for unregistered listings. More information on the hearing and how to submit testimony here.
Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: City & State magazine is hosting an event on solutions to the affordable housing crisis in New York, with speeches and panels by New York City Chief Housing Officer Jessica Katz, Planning Director Dan Garodnick, State Sen. Brian Kavanagh and other leaders in the housing sector. Participants will discuss affordable housing subsidies, land use rules and rezonings. Learn more and RSVP here.
Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 9:30 a.m.: The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission will hold a public hearing to discuss proposed sites in Queens and Manhattan. More here.
Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m.: The City Council’s Committee on Housing and Buildings is holding an oversight hearing about enforcement of the housing maintenance code and will discuss bills about raising inspection fees and penalties for violators. This will be held at the Committee Room at City Hall. More information here.
Thursday, Dec. 8 at 10 a.m.: The City Council’s Committee on Civil and Human Rights will hold a hearing on legislation to prohibit housing discrimination in rentals, sales, leases, subleases, or occupancy agreements in New York City, on the basis of arrest record or criminal history. More information here.
NYC Affordable Housing Lotteries Ending Soon
The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) are closing lotteries on the following subsidized buildings over the next week:
- 2851 University Avenue Apartments, The Bronx, for households earning $51,429 to $187,330
- 353 Miller Avenue Apartments, Brooklyn, for households earning $66,858 to $187,330
- 110 West 123rd Street Apartments, New York, for households earning $100,458 to $187,330
- The Vitagraph Units, Brooklyn, for households earning $70,560 to $187,330
- 64 Norfolk Senior Housing, New York, for households earning $25,372 to $84,070
- 2001 Nostrand Avenue Apartments, Brooklyn, for households earning $75,429 to $187,330