About   NYSAFAH
Formed in 1998, the New York State Association for Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH) is the trade association for New York’s affordable housing industry statewide.
Our 375 members include for-profit and nonprofit developers, lenders, investors, syndicators, attorneys, architects and others active in the financing, construction, and operation of affordable housing. Together, NYSAFAH’s members are responsible for most of the housing built in New York State with federal, state, or local subsidies.
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Prevailing Wage Bill Will Hurt New Yorkers In Need of Affordable Housing»

New York's housing affordability crisis is not just a New York City issue – it is a statewide challenge that we must work collaboratively to address. The need for affordable housing continues to grow nationwide and statewide. And while housing experts in New York City have already raised the alarm about the impact of new state legislative proposals on the future of affordable housing, the reality is that those same concerns exist outside the city too – on Long Island and Upstate, as well.

  • Deborah VanAmerongen, Rick Higgins, Judy Calogero, Brian Lawlor and Darryl Towns
  • 03-13-2019
NYHC Opposes Prevailing Wage Bills»

NYHC opposes two bills that have been introduced in the State Legislature this session to establish a new requirement for prevailing wages on construction projects developed with public subsidies.


  • 03-06-2019
LILLIAM BARRIOS-PAOLI , VICKI BEEN , RAFAEL E. CESTERO , JERILYN PERINE , RICHARD ROBERTS and MATHEW WAMBUA»

"As former housing commissioners spanning the Giuliani, Bloomberg and de Blasio administrations, in the face of such debates, we tried to juggle multiple interests and goals, and hoped to end up with a balance that served the greater good. Before making a decision, we collected the facts and weighed our options.

The affordable housing community, state Legislature and New York City should do the same in thinking through the current debate over whether we should require prevailing wages to be paid on affordable housing projects."

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  • A Price We Can't Afford
  • 03-05-2019
Conference &   Events VIEW ALL
Networking Breakfast
  • March 15

8:00 AM - The Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue, Grand Ballroom, NYC.  

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Careers in Affordable Housing - a NYSAFAH 2G Event
  • April 9

6:00 PM - at the offices of Nixon Peabody, 55 W. 46 Street, New York, NY. Details HERE. RSVP to barbara@nysafah.org by April 8.

Monthly Membership Call
  • April 10

10:00AM - AGENDA HERE. To join the call, please email elizabeth@nysafah.org for instructions at least 30 minutes before the call begins.

NYSAFAH's OFFICE HAS MOVED!
  • January 1

As of January 1, 2019 we are located at 253 W. 35th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10001 (phone and fax remain the same).