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Henry Hart Rice Urban Policy Forum: Affordable Housing, Livable Neighborhoods

April 7, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Progress and Challenges in ImplementingHousing New York
Presented by NYU Wagner

Vicki Been, Commissioner of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development
Join NYU Wagner for an engrossing conversation with one of the nation’s leading experts on property law, land use, and affordable housing—Vicki Been, Commissioner of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development.Ingrid Gould Ellen, the Paulette Goddard Professor of Urban Policy and Planning at NYU Wagner and Faculty Director of the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy, will engage Ms. Been in a conversation about the progress and challenges of implementing the most ambitious affordable housing plan in the nation.

Vicki Been is responsible for leading the nation’s largest municipal housing agency and is charged with creating and implementing Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Housing New York plan, a bold initiative to create or preserve 200,000 affordable homes and apartments over 10 years. Prior to her appointment as HPD Commissioner, Ms. Been was Co-Director for NYU’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy, a nationally renowned academic research center devoted to the public policy aspects of land use, real estate, and housing development. She also served as the Boxer Family Professor of Law at NYU School of Law and Affiliated Professor of Public Policy of the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

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April 7, 2015
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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NYU Wagner, 2nd Floor, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue
295 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10012 United States
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