Affordable Housing / Historic Preservation: A Roundtable Discussion

Presented by Village Preservation, Historic Districts Council, & The New School Center for New York City Affairs – 9/16

The affordable housing crisis in New York has impacted the entire city. As activists concerned with maintaining and nourishing New York City’s diverse neighborhoods, we ask you to join us in taking back this important public conversation about affordable housing and neighborhood preservation from the real estate lobbyists.


Councilmember Rosie Mendez, former Chair of the NYC Council Public Housing Committee

Hon. Gale Brewer Manhattan Borough President

Harvey Epstein Project Director of the Community Development Project of the Urban Justice Center and NYC Rent Guidelines Board Member

Nadine Maleh Director of the Inspiring Places program at Community Solutions

Rachel Meltzer Assistant Professor of Urban Policy at The New School
Moderated by:

Andrew Berman, Executive Director of Village Preservation
To watch the live stream of this event, visit here.

If you can’t attend, you can tweet in questions to the panelists – send them to @gvshp, using the #AffHsngPrez.

For questions, contact

Community Co-Sponsors:

Friends of Sunset Park
Ron Schweiger, Brooklyn Borough Historian
Coalition To Save The East Village
Morningside Heights Historic District Committee
Friends of Brook Park
Bowery Alliance of Neighbors
Fort Independence Park Neighborhood Association
Fiske Terrace Association
Sunnyside Gardens Preservation Alliance
WE ACT for Environmental Justice

Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy
Friends of Petrosino Square
Friends of West Park
Crown Heights North Association
Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts
Prospect Park East Network
10th & Stuyvesant Streets Block Association
Flatbush Development Corporation
Greenwich Village Community Task Force
Murray Hill Neighborhood Association
Lefferts Manor Association
Hamilton Heights – West Harlem Community Preservation Organization

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
6:00 pm

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center
Arnhold Hall, 2nd Floor
55 West 13th Street, Room I202