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New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development

The Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is the department of the government of New York City[1] responsible for developing and maintaining the city's stock of affordable housing. Its regulations are compiled in title 28 of the New York City Rules. The Department is headed by a Commissioner, who is appointed by and reports directly to the Mayor. The current Commissioner of HPD is Maria Torres-Springer, who was appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio in January 2017. Former Commissioners have included Vicki Been and Shaun Donovan. HPD is headquartered in Lower Manhattan, and includes smaller branch offices in each of the city's five boroughs.

Department of Housing Preservation and Development
Department overview
Jurisdiction New York City
Headquarters 100 Gold Street, New York, NY 10038
Department executive
Key document
Website www.nyc.gov/hpd

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OverviewEdit

The Department is the largest municipal developer of affordable housing in the United States. HPD is currently in the midst of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's Housing New York initiative to create and preserve 300,000 units of affordable housing by 2026. In Fiscal Year 2017, The City of New York financed more than 32,116 affordable homes, breaking the all-time record previously set by former Mayor Ed Koch in 1989.[2]

OrganizationEdit

  • Commissioner of Housing
    • First Deputy Commissioner
      • Deputy Commissioner for Enforcement and Neighborhood Services
      • Deputy Commissioner for Asset and Property Management
      • Deputy Commissioner for Administration
      • Deputy Commissioner for Policy and External Affairs / Chief of Staff
      • Deputy Commissioner for Development
      • Deputy Commissioner for Legal Affairs
      • Deputy Commissioner for Intergovernment Affairs
      • Deputy Commissioner for Budget, Fiscal Performance and Analysis
      • President of the New York City Housing Development Corporation Eric Enderlin, President[3]
        • Assistant Commissioner, Government Affairs Division[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ New York City Charter § 1800; "There shall be a department of housing preservation and development, the head of which shall be the commissioner of housing preservation and development."
  2. ^ http://www.nyc.gov/html/hpd/html/about/Housing-New-York.shtml
  3. ^ http://www.nychdc.com/HDC_Leadership
  4. ^ https://www.boweryboogie.com/2018/02/tenants-85-bowery-go-hunger-strike-protest-delay-repairs/

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