Stories to start your week
Won Greenlights 3,200-Unit Astoria Development, Paving Way for Council Approval
The latest version of the Innovation Qns plan features 1,436 income-restricted apartments, around 45 percent of the total. “We have set a new precedent for building affordable housing on private land,” the neighborhood’s Councilmember Julie Won said in prepared remarks ahead of the vote. Read the story. ([link removed])
State Bill Would Aid City’s Move Toward More Climate-Friendly Food Sources
A bill being re-introduced in the upcoming legislative session in Albany would amend the existing law and allow every municipality in the state to opt into values-based procurement, factoring in other qualifications like nutrition and environmental sustainability when choosing food vendors. Read the story. ([link removed])
Immigrant Families Saw Higher Rates of Rent Burden, Overcrowded Homes in 2021
Among immigrant-headed households with children, 52 percent experienced rent burden in 2021, a new study describes, compared to 48 percent of households with kids headed by native-born New Yorkers. Read the story. ([link removed])
Building in Bushwick? Councilmember Lays Out Priorities for Rezonings
In a document issued Monday, Councilmember Jennifer Gutiérrez laid out her priorities for any new development that requires changes to the zoning code in one of the city’s most intense real estate markets. Read the story. ([link removed])
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Familias inmigrantes de la ciudad sufrieron mayores tasas de carga financiera excesiva del alquiler y hacinamiento en sus hogares en 2021
En los hogares encabezados por inmigrantes con niños, el 52 por ciento experimentó una carga financiera excesiva del alquiler en 2021, según un nuevo estudio, en comparación con el 48 por ciento de los hogares de ciudadanos con niños. Leer la historia ([link removed])
¿Qué tan viable es que haya una reforma migratoria en las últimas semanas del Congreso?
En julio representantes demócratas en la Cámara presentaron un nuevo proyecto de ley titulado “Renovación de las Disposiciones de Inmigración de la Ley de Inmigración de 1929”, que proporcionaría una vía para la obtención de la ciudadanía a ocho millones de inmigrantes. En septiembre, este mismo proyecto de ley se presentó en el Senado de la mano del senador demócrata, Alex Padilla. Leer la historia ([link removed])
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Major Gifts Manager | Madre ([link removed])
MADRE is an international women's human rights organization and feminist fund that partners with community-based women's groups in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East who face war and disaster. Reporting to the Associate Director of Individual Giving and working closely with the Executive Director, the Major Gifts Manager (MGM) is responsible for managing and growing MADRE’s Major Donor program and working collaboratively with the Development and Communications, Marketing and Information Systems teams to create and implement strategies that result in greater individual giving at the major giving level.
Chief Strategy Officer for Anthos|Home ([link removed])
The Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) will be responsible for supporting the strategic direction and growth of the organization. It is an exciting opportunity to be at the ground level of a new nonprofit that will improve the voucher housing experience and landscape in New York City to be more effective.
Chief Operating Officer/Chief Administrative Officer for Anthos|Home ([link removed])
The Chief Operating Officer/Chief Administrative Officer (COO/CAO) will be responsible for overseeing the Operations, Administrative and IT activities of Anthos|Home. The position is a member of the executive team and reports to the Chief Executive Officer. The COO/CAO will develop and implement operational and technical controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and ensure there are systems in place to ensure operational excellence.
Vice President of Housing Acquisition for Anthos|Home ([link removed])
The Vice President of Housing Acquisition (VPHA) will be responsible for establishing relationships with landlords and brokers and securing units for use by households with vouchers. The VPHA will have access to “Flex Pool” funding to support efforts to secure apartments and work collaboratively with landlords, brokers and other key stakeholders in the NYC housing market.
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