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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Affordable-housing developers and advocates for the homeless battle prevailing-wage bill»

"Three of the leading industry groups representing below-market builders joined with nonprofit homeless providers Tuesday to warn that a bill in the City Council obligating them pay union rates would roughly double their labor costs—and have a "crippling" impact on new construction." Read MORE.

  • 11-07-2019

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
Conference &   Events VIEW ALL
Annual Real Estate & Finance Holiday Mixer
  • December 3

Networking Breakfast for Members
  • December 5

8:00 AM - The Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue, Grand Ballroom, NYC. ONLINE REGISTRATION. (To register by fax or mail click HERE). As NYSAFAH launches its 2020 sustainability agenda, you are invited to attend a breakfast on Enterprise's Updated Green Energy Standards which will launching in 2020 for developments receiving city and state funding. Featuring guest speaker: Krista Egger, Senior Director, Enterprise Community Partners. Sponsored by: