City Limits wraps up the latest housing and land use events, public hearings and upcoming raffles for affordable housing ending soon.
Welcome to City Limits’ NYC housing calendar, a weekly column where we round up the latest events and hearings related to housing and land use, as well as upcoming raffles for affordable housing ending soon. If you know of an event that we should include in next week’s calendar, please email [email protected]
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Upcoming events related to housing and land use:
Thursday 6 Oct. at 10 o ‘clock: The City Council Subcommittee on Monuments, Public Sites, and Dispositions meets to review applications for monuments in Manhattan, Brooklyn, The Bronx, and Southeast Queens. More here.
Thursday 6 Oct. at 11 o’clock: The City Council’s Zoning and Franchises Subcommittee votes on several rezoning applications, including a plan to build a 300-apartment complex along the Brucker Expressway in Throggs Neck. More here.
Thursday 6 Oct. at 12 o’clock: The City Council’s Land Use Committee votes on Bruckner’s repurposing and several other applications. More here.
Thursday 6 Oct. from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.: The Association for Neighborhood Housing and Development hosts the Manhattan portion of its four-part annual conference. The event begins at 11am with a tour of the “Undesign the Redline” exhibit at Barnard College, continues with lunch at 12:30pm, and concludes with a panel discussion and reception at Riverside Church. The panel will be moderated by Mark Winston Griffith, Executive Director of Brooklyn Deep, and will include New Jersey Citizen Action Financial Justice Program Director, New Jersey Citizen Action Beverly Brown Ruggia, Nos Quedamos CEO Jessica Clemente, Sociology and Public Service Prof. dr. Jacob William Faber of New York University’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service and principal organizer Jean R. Henry of Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation. Read more here and register for the conference.
Thursday 6 Oct. from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: HPD’s Outreach Van, in partnership with NYC Councilman Eric Dinowitz and Community Board 8, will be located at West 231st Street and Broadway in The Bronx. In these vans, you can learn more about HPD and housing-related matters, such as preparing to apply for affordable housing, understanding your rights and responsibilities, and filing a housing complaint. More here.
Friday, Oct. 7, 1 to 3 p.m.: Councilors Chi Ossé and Shahana Hanif are organizing a ‘rat academy’ for residents and property owners to prevent rats from entering their buildings at Restoration Plaza in Bed-Stuy. Register here.
Tuesday 11 Oct. at 13.00: The City Planning Commission holds a public meeting to discuss various redevelopment and relocation projects. These meetings can be accessed in person, online, or by phone to attend. More here.
Tuesday 11 Oct. from 6 to 8 p.m.: HPD conducts a virtual property management course with information on protected classes in housing, with an emphasis on protection against discrimination, especially for low-income earners and individuals with disabilities. More here.
Tuesday, October 11 at 9:30 a.m.: The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission will hold a public hearing via Zoom to discuss real estate in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan. Send written testimony on Monday, October 10 at noon to [email protected] More here.
Lotteries for affordable housing in NYC are ending soon:
The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) will close raffles on the following subsidized buildings next week.
- 43-46 51st St. Apartments, 50-11 Queens Boulevard, Woodside, for households earning $43,612 to $187,330
- 99, 101 and 103 Grove St, 99 Grove St, Brooklyn, for households earning $75,429 to $156,130
- 63 Lewis Avenue, Brooklyn, for households earning $75,429 to $156,130
- 31-25 Newtown Avenue Apartments, Astoria, for households earning $72,000 to $156,130
- 2817 Atlantic Avenue. apartments, Brooklyn, for households earning $33,875 to $86,460
- 45-57 Davis St Apt, Long Island City, for households earning $75,235 to $156,130