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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The Governor signed into law sweeping rent reforms that will have an immediate and widespread impact on the housing landscape statewide. NYSAFAH has been very active in discussions about rent laws for more than two years, endeavoring to find middle ground solutions that provide greater tenant protections and close loopholes, but still maintain the quality of the affordable housing stock.

  • Jolie Milstein
  • 07-02-2019
Voter Registration Initiative»

NYSAFAH has launched a voter registration initiative in partnership with the League of Women Voters. Prorgam details can be found below and developers/management companies are encouraged to participate in the program and get their tenants registered to vote, both during leaseup and during renewal. Please contact Steve Jacobs if you have additional questions - 917-721-8473.

  • 06-17-2019
Landmark Deal Reached on Rent Protections in NY»

Newly empowered Democratic leaders in Albany announced a landmark agreement on Tuesday to strengthen New York's rent laws and tenant protections, seeking to address concern about housing costs that is helping drive the debate over inequality across the nation.

The changes would abolish rules that let building owners deregulate apartments, close a series of loopholes that permit them to raise rents and allow some tenant protections to expand statewide. CONTINUED...

  • New York Times
  • 06-12-2019
Conference &   Events VIEW ALL
Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing
  • November 14

6:00 PM - The Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue, Grand Ballroom, NYC. Event information HERE. Register today HERE. Submit your nomination using THIS FORM today. Join us as a sponsor HERE. Awardees will be notified by October 28 and announced on the registration site.

Annual Real Estate & Finance Holiday Mixer
  • December 3

Networking Breakfast for Members - SAVE THE DATE
  • December 5

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