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:
Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 1 p.m.: Opponents of legislation that would curb housing discrimination against renters based on their incarceration history or criminal records will rally at City Hall. The organizations include Women Safe New York, Families for NYC, Alliance for Community Preservation & Betterment, and Fordham Hill. They oppose the Fair Chance For Housing Act, a bill before city councilmembers that would make it illegal for property owners to perform criminal background checks, or inquire about arrest or conviction information at any stage in the housing application process.
Thursday, Dec. 8 at 9 a.m.: A coalition of organizations, elected officials and justice-involved individuals who have been denied housing based on their criminal history will rally in support of the Fair Chance for Housing Act. Bill sponsor, Council Majority Leader Keith Powers, will join the rally along with several colleagues ahead of a Council committee vote. More here.
Thursday, Dec. 8 at 10 a.m.: The City Council’s Committee on Civil and Human Rights will hold a hearing and vote on the Fair Chance for Housing Act. More details here.
Monday, Dec. 12 from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.: The National Low-Income Housing Coalition, National Alliance to End Homelessness and Center on Budget and Policy Priorities will host a national webinar on “Threats to Housing First,” providing an overview of state, local and federal legislation seeking to the housing first approaching to ending homelessness. More information here.
Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 9:30 a.m.: The City Council’s Subcommittee on Landmarks, Public Sitings and Dispositions meets to review landmarks applications in Manhattan and Brooklyn. More here.
Wednesday, Dec 14 at 10 a.m.: The Committee on Public Housing is hosting a meeting regarding winter preparedness, including heat and hot water access, across NYCHA’s developments. More information here.
Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m.: The City Planning Commission is holding a public meeting to discuss various rezoning and relocation projects in Queens, The Bronx, and Brooklyn.. These meetings are accessible in-person, online, or via phone to participate. More details here.
Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: The city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development will be on location at the New Lots Library at 665 New Lots Ave to help New Yorkers apply for affordable housing, file a complaint against a landlord or seek financing and renovation support. More details here.
Thursday, Dec. 15 at 4:45 p.m.: The organizations Care for the Homeless and Urban Pathways will host an annual Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day observance at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church: Bonnell Hall at 7 West 55th Street in Manhattan. 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:
- 322 Grand Concourse Apartments, The Bronx, for households earning $56,983 to $115,280
- 33-19 103 Street Apartments, Corona, NY, for households earning $75,429 to $215,150
- 91-09 Roosevelt Avenue, Queens, for households earning $48,000 to $187,330
- 8 Marcy Avenue Apartments, Brooklyn, for households earning $57,395 to $187,330
- 43-17 & 43-19 108 Street Apartments, Corona, NY, for households earning $69,429 to $156,130
- Parkchester Gardens Senior Apartments, The Bronx, for households earning $0 to $60,050