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Committee on Housing and Urban Development

The Housing and Urban Development Committee addresses legal and policy issues related to the urban environment with a particular emphasis on affordable housing preservation and development. Topics of interest include:

  • Housing Development Fund Companies
  • Mitchell-Lama Housing
  • Green Buildings
  • Inclusionary Housing Programs
  • Affordable Housing Finance
  • Affordable Homeownership and Foreclosure Prevention
  • Tax Incentive Programs

Recent Reports

Report on A.6964/S.4641 which would require that any disposition of land or buildings by the New York City Housing Authority be subject to and comply with the provisions of New York City’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (March 2014) ( PDF ) 
Subject area: Housing Authority, New York City

Report on A.5438/S.226 which would amend § 31 of the PHFL to expand the qualifying income range of eligible families for the Mitchell-Lama Program (June 2013) ( PDF ) 
Subject area: Affordable Housing

Preserving Mitchell-Lama Housing Companies as Affordable Housing for the Future (April 2013) ( PDF ) 
Subject area: Affordable Housing


Of Interest

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Policy Recommendations for New York City's Next Mayor
(PDF)