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Telephone: Todd A. Gomez, Chair (646) 855-2639, or Benjamin Dulchin, Executive Committee Member (212) 747-1117,



February 8, 2014 HF! Press Release on Mayor de Blasio’s Housing Appointments

October 21, 2013 AARP Endorses the Housing First! Affordable Housing Plan

August 27, 013 Housing First! Congratulates Sal Albanese on 210,000 Affordable Housing Plan

August 14, 2013 Joe Lhota Becomes 4th Mayoral Candidate to Endorse HF! Plan

June 27, 2013 Housing First! Congratulates Bill Thompson on Release of 120,000 Unit Housing Plan

July 18, 2013 Housing First! Congratulates Anthony Weiner on Housing Plan

June 14, 2013 Housing First! Releases Building Stronger 2014-2021: What the Next Mayor Can Do to Address NYC’s Housing Crisis



NY1 Online: “Panel Breaks Down Mayor’s Affordable Housing Plan”:  HF! Co-Chair Ted Houghton and Executive Committee Members Bernell Grier and Martin Dunn weigh in on Housing New York plan with CM Jumaane Williams, May 7, 2014.

Affordable Housing Plan to Cost New York City $8 Billion” by Laura Kusisto, Wall Street Journal, May 5, 2014.

NY1 Online: Experts Discuss Challenge of Meeting Mayor’s Affordable Housing Goal, Ted Houghton, Co-Chair of Housing First! and Executive Director of the Supportive Housing Network of New York; Bernell Grier, Housing First! Executive Committee Member and CEO of Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City, March 5, 2014.

Much Yet to Do on Affordable Homesby Laura Kusisto, Wall Street Journal, April 7, 2014.

New York City’s Point Person on Housing” by Laura Kusisto, Wall Street Journal, February 21, 2014.

Act Now on Housing,” a letter to the New York Times editor by Housing First! Co-Chairs, Ted Houghton, Executive Director of the Supportive Housing Network of New York and Todd A. Gomez, Senior Vice President, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, February 14, 2014.

De Blasio Signals Shift in Housing” by Laura Kusisto, February 8, 2014.

Examining Superstorm Sandy’s Toll on Housing” by Joe Lamport, November 11, 2013.

On Day One, The New Mayor Should Invest in Affordable Housing“, by Rafael E. Cestero and Deborah VanAmerogen, Crain’s, November 3, 2013.

With New Mayor Coming, Advocates Focus on Senior Housing“, by Jarrett Murphy, October 18, 2013.

Every Candidate Is for Affordable Housing, Whatever That Means”, by Jeff Foreman, Gotham Gazette, Sept 07, 2013.

What the Next Mayor Can Do About Affordable Housing That Bloomberg Didn’t”, by Dana Rubenstein, Capital, Sept 03, 2013.

Lhota Backs Affordable Housing Plan” by Laura Kusisto, Wall Street Journal, August 13, 2013.

Dialogue with Dinkins” Focuses on Affordable Housing: Former NYC mayor, David Dinkins, discusses challenges and opportunities facing next mayor with Housing First! on WLIB 1190AM on July 27, 2013.

Housing Coalition Talks Crisis with Mayoral Candidates” by Genevieve Belmaker, Epoch Times, July 20, 2013.

The High Cost of Living”, Independent Sources, CUNY TV, July 17th, 2013.

Housing Group Aims to Preserve Gains A Push to Preserve ‘Affordable’ Housing in New York City” by Laura Kusisto, Wall Street Journal, June 13, 2013.