City Limits rounds up the latest housing and land use related events, public hearings and upcoming affordable housing lotteries 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 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 events:
Thursday 6 October at 10:00 a.m.: The City Council’s Subcommittee on Landmarks, Public Places and Dispositions meets to review landmark applications in Manhattan, Brooklyn, The Bronx and Southeast Queens. More here.
Thursday 6 October at 11:00 a.m.: The City Council’s Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchising is voting on several rezoning applications, including a plan to build a 300-apartment complex along the Brucker Expressway in Throggs Neck. More here.
Thursday 6 October at 12:00: The city council’s land committee votes on the Bruckner rezoning and several other applications. More here.
Thursday 6 October at 11.00-17.00: The Association for Neighborhood Housing and Development is hosting the Manhattan portion of its four-part annual conference. The event begins with a tour of the “Undesign the Redline” exhibit at Barnard College at 11.00, continuing with lunch at 12.30 and ends with a panel discussion and reception in Riverside Church. The panel will be moderated by Mark Winston Griffith, Executive Director of Brooklyn Deep, and includes 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. Jacob William Faber of New York University’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service and Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation Lead Organizer Jean R. Henry. Read more and register for the conference here.
Thursday 6 October at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: HPD’s Outreach Van, in partnership with NYC Councilmember 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 issues, such as preparing to apply for affordable housing, understanding your rights and responsibilities, and filing a housing complaint. More here.
Friday, October 7 at 13.00 to 15.00: Council members Chi Ossé and Shahana Hanif are hosting a “rat academy” for residents and property owners to prevent rats from entering their buildings at Restoration Plaza in Bed-Stuy. Sign up here.
Tuesday 11 October at 13:00: That The City Planning Commission holds a public meeting to discuss various rezoning and relocation projects. These meetings are available in person, online or by phone to attend. More here.
Tuesday 11 October at 18-20: HPD holds a virtual property management class that provides information about protected classes in housing that emphasize protections from discrimination for specifically low-income and people with disabilities. More here.
Tuesday 11 October at 9.30: The Landmarks Preservation Commission will hold a public hearing over Zoom to discuss properties in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan. Submit written testimony to email@example.com by Monday, October 10 at 12. More here.
NYC Affordable Housing Lotteries Ending Soon:
The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is closing lotteries on the following subsidized buildings over the 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 Ave., Brooklyn, for households earning $75,429 to $156,130
- 31-25 Newtown Ave. apartments, Astoria, for households earning $72,000 to $156,130
- 2817 Atlantic Ave. 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