City Limits rounds up the latest housing and land use-related events, public hearings and upcoming affordable housing lotteries that are ending soon.

Housing in Gowanus, Brooklyn

Adi Talwar

Properties on the western shore of Gowanus Canal between Sackett, Degraw and Douglass Streets. NYCHA Gowanus Houses are visible in the background from center to right of frame.

Welcome to City Limits’ NYC Housing Calendar, a new weekly feature where we round up the latest housing and land use-related events and hearings, as well as upcoming affordable housing lotteries that are ending soon. If you know of an event we should include in next week’s calendar, email

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Upcoming Housing and Land Use-Related Events

  • July 14th, 1 to 3 p.m.: NYC’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development, Brooklyn Councilmember Shahana Hanif and Heights and Hills will host a resource fair for tenants with information on rent protections, affordable housing lotteries and housing discrimination. [More here]
  • July 16th, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: The Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club will lead this “Gowanus Watermark Walk” discussing the impact of Superstorm Sandy’s flooding on the Gowanus Canal and the future of the neighborhood’s shoreline. [More here]
  • July 16th, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Organized by The Waterfront Alliance, the 16th annual City of Water Day will feature events throughout the boroughs focused on coastal resiliency. [More here]
  • July 17, 3:30 p.m.: Rally and March for Homeless Rights, to take place in Carl Schurz Park at 86th Street and East End Avenue, part of ongoing events marking July as Homeless Rights’ Month. [More here]
  • July 19th, 9:30 a.m.: The city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission will hold a public hearing on the possibility of landmarking 14 different properties. [More here]

NYC Affordable Housing Lotteries Ending Soon

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development is closing lotteries on the following subsidized buildings over the next week:

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