theillinois.news rounds up the latest housing and land use-related events, public hearings and upcoming affordable housing lotteries that are ending soon.
A view of Inwood, Inwood Hill Park and New Jersey from across the Harlem River.
This roundup was compiled by Mariam Hydara.
Welcome to theillinois.news’ 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, Aug. 11 at 9 a.m.: Lead Dust Free is hosting a press conference on the steps outside of City Hall, sharing information on the dangers of lead and advocating for legislation to be passed. For more information or to join, contact email@example.com
- Thursday, Aug 11 at 11 a.m.: The Fair Chance for Housing campaign is holding a rally on the steps of City Hall to push for legislation that would prohibit housing providers from turning away potential tenants for having conviction records. [More Here]
- Thursday, Aug. 11 at 4 to 5 p.m.: Vocal NY’s Homeless Union Assembly will share information on how to build statewide collective power, demand change, and fight homelessness. [More Here]
- Thursday, Aug. 11 at 7 to 8:30 p.m.: This virtual event entitled “Climate Justice & Housing Justice: Green Social Housing for All” will offer training and political education about housing affordability, evictions and more. [More Here]
- Saturday, Aug. 13: Early voting begins for the August primaries. Find your early voting poll sites here.
- Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 3 p.m.: Our Homes Our Land committee is holding a meeting by phone to discuss community land trusts. RSVP to Lydia Lowe: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 6 to 8 p.m.: The HPD Property Management Series will focus on rental discrimination, harassment, and how to protect yourself under human rights laws. [More 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:
- 1998 Second Avenue Apartments, Manhattan, for households earning $75,429 to $215,150.
- 328 21st Street Apartments, Brooklyn, for households earning $78,000 to $156,130.
- Trio, Queens, for households earning $88,835 to $187,330.
- 1477 Greene Avenue Apartments, Brooklyn, for households earning $68,572 to $187,330.
- 68 Gold Street Apartments, Brooklyn,for households earning $87,635 to $187,330.
- 88 Linden Boulevard Apartments, Brooklyn,for households earning $70,286 to $215,150.
- 1537, 1539, 1541 Dean Street Apartments, Brooklyn, for households earning $65,429 to $187,330.
- 2333 Beaumont Avenue Apartments, Bronx, for households earning $59,143 to $138,840
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