We Are The Affordable Housing Industry

As the trade association for the affordable housing industry in New York, NYSAFAH’s members represent all facets of affordable housing preservation, development, and the industries that serve our industry. 

We are proud that together our 400+ members are responsible for the overwhelming majority of affordable housing that is built and preserved across New York. We see it as our job to ensure that the interests of the industry are represented at all levels of government and in the communities we serve. NYSAFAH is also a leader in meeting climate goals through the creation of sustainable affordable housing and ensuring that there is digital equity in all affordable buildings across the state.


Legislative & Budget Advocacy

From the halls of Albany to the steps of City Hall, NYSAFAH is on the ground as the voice of the industry on legislative and budget maters that impact the creation and preservation of affordable housing.

Access to Policymakers

NYSAFAH regularly convenes workgroups and workgroups with our members and housing policy makers, agencies, and partner organizations to address issues and find solutions that move the affordable housing industry forward.

Networking and Education

NYSAFAH members enjoy regular networking opportunities with the state's leading affordable housing professionals, including developers, lenders, equity investors and others. We also convene educational opportunities through our annual conferences and in-person and virtual briefings.


NYSAFAH member benefits also include:

  • Reduced rates to our annual conferences and select events 
  • Up to date news on New York’s affordable housing industry
  • Access to NYSAFAH’s member directory
  • Opportunities to participate in workgroups and standing committees
  • Access to NYSAFAH reports and resources
  • Quarterly project issue resolution meetings with ConEd and National Grid
  • and more!

NYSAFAH members receive relevant industry communications through our daily news clips, weekly member update, and notices regarding upcoming events and opportunities.