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

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A tenant advocate cheers the new Right to Counsel policy at the bill signing in 2017. While in its earliest stages of implementation, the RTC policy is one that could be adopted in other cities where displacement is a concern.

Welcome to City Limits’ NYC Housing Calendar, a 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:

  • Thursday, May 25 at 1:30 p.m.: The NYC Council is expected to vote on a series of bills to expand eligibility and strengthen the CityFHEPS rental assistance voucher program. More here.
  • Thursday, May 25 at 4 p.m.: NYU’s Furman Center will present a panel discussion in-person and virtually, “By the Numbers: New York City’s Low-Density Neighborhoods,” moderated by WNYC reporter and City Limits’ alum David brand. More here.
  • Tuesday, May 30 at 6:30 p.m.: The Atlantic Avenue Mixed-Use Plan (AAMUP) Working Group will meet to discuss the proposed Atlantic Avenue rezoning related to land use, housing and density. More here.
  • Wednesday, May 31 at 9:30 a.m.: The Right to Council Coalition will rally outside Brooklyn and Bronx housing courts to call for funding for the city’s landmark “Universal Access” law to provide legal representation to low-income tenants facing eviction. More here.
  • Wednesday, May 31 at 10 a.m.: The Dept. of Housing, Preservation and Development will have its outreach van at 1545 Westchester Ave. in the Bronx until 4 p.m., offering assistance on applying for affordable housing, how to file a housing complaint and more. More here.

NYC Housing Lotteries Ending Soon: The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) are closing lotteries on the following subsidized buildings over the next week: