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Series 2: Housing Programs and Policy

Scope and Contents

A wide variety of housing programs and policies are documented in this series, including mutual housing and land trusts, as well as artist housing, Single Room Occupancies (SROs), low-income home ownership and rehabilitation programs, rent regulation, and housing preservation. The majority of materials are from the early 1980s through 2010. The first sub-series includes general files on a large scope of policies and programs pertaining primarily to New York City. These topics are documented in meeting minutes, proposals, clippings, testimony, reports and correspondence.

The second sub-series includes material pertaining to specific mutual housing and land trust projects in New York City. These include Strycker's Bay, Cooper Square, Midwood Friends, the Mutual Housing Association, and the United Tenants Association.

Arrangement

Materials in this series are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Sub-series 2.1: General

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 20 Folder : 7 14th Regiment Armory
2002
Box: 140 Item : 356 25th Anniversary Conference November -- Lunch Plenary

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1990
Box: 140 Item : 355 25th Anniversary Conference November -- Lunch Plenary

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1990
Box: 140 Item : 357 25th Anniversary Conference -- Strengthening the Community

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1990
Box: 140 Item : 354 25th Anniversary Conference -- Session 1

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1990
Box: 140 Item : 353 25th Anniversary Conference -- Human Resource Development

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1990
Box: 140 Item : 352 25th Anniversary Conference -- Housing Center

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1990
Box: 140 Item : 351 25th Anniversary Conference -- Generating Wealth Center

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1990
Box: 140 Item : 350 25th Anniversary Conference -- Economic Development Center

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1990
Box: 140 Item : 349 25th Anniversary Conference -- Alleviating Poverty Center

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1990
Box: 140 Item : 348 25th Anniversary Conference -- Alleviating Poverty Center

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1990
Box: 20 Folder : 8 2077 -- Division of Housing and Community Renewal
1990
Box: 20 Folder : 9 2109 -- Division of Housing and Community Renewal
1990
Box: 20 Folder : 10 A Labour Managed Social Investment Fund, Ontario
1989
Box: 138 Item : 298 Advanced Housing Degiovanni/Allen

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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September 30, 1985
Box: 20 Folder : 11 Affordable Housing Clippings
1987-1989
Box: 20 Folder : 12 Affordable Housing Incentives Program
1990
Box: 20 Folder : 13 Affordable Housing, Ossining, NY
2000
Box: 20 Folder : 14 An Analysis of the Politics of Urban Renewal
1962-1975
Box: 20 Folder : 15 Analysis of the DHCR Proposal for a Welfare Housing Demonstration Program
1980
Box: 20 Folder : 16 Appointments from Mayor
1990-1993
Box: 21 Folder : 1 Artists' Housing
1983
Box: 21 Folder : 2 Baptist Women's Residence -- Single-Room Occupancy
1985
Box: 21 Folder : 3 Big Apple Coalition for Housing
1984-1985
Box: 21 Folder : 4 Brooklyn Museum Neighborhood Study
1986
Box: 21 Folder : 5 Campaign Finance Reform Bill Letter
2002
Box: 24 Folder : 6 CC-HR Housing Opportunities for Families with Children
1983
Box: 21 Folder : 6 Chase Manhattan Corporation Housing and Economic Development Grant
1990
Box: 21 Folder : 7 Citizen Advisory Committee Meetings -- Information
1979-1982
Box: 141 Item : 337 Citizen Participation in REM Workshop

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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April 13, 1978
Box: 21 Folder : 8 Citizen's Committee for NYC
1981-1983
Box: 21 Folder : 9 Citizen's HSG and Planning Council
1983-1984
Box: 21 Folder : 10 City Hall Hearings and Advocacy Meetings
2002-2003
Box: 21 Folder : 11 Coalition Against Redlining
1984
Box: 21 Folder : 12 Columbia University Colloquium on Housing
1980-1989
Box: 21 Folder : 13 Commercial Rent Control in New York City Proposed 1985
1985
Box: 21 Folder : 14 Committee to Rebuild New York - Richard Kahan's Run for Governorship
1997-1998
Box: 21 Folder : 15 Community-Government Collaboration
1995-2014
Box: 21 Folder : 16 Congress for New Urbanism -- Jonathan Rose and Co.
1999-2001
Box: 21 Folder : 17 Congress of the United States
1981-1998
Box: 21 Folder : 18 Consumer-Farmer Foundation
1982-1993
Box: 21 Folder : 19 Consumer-Farmer Foundation
1976
Box: 21 Folder : 20 Contract with America
1995
Box: 21 Folder : 21 Crown Heights Federal Code Enforcement Program
1972
Box: 21 Folder : 22 Cuomo
1983-1984
Box: 22 Folder : 1 Density -- P. Marcuse
1981-1994
Box: 22 Folder : 2 Development Commitments Study Commission
1983
Box: 22 Folder : 3 Disposition of City Owned Property
1990
Box: 22 Folder : 4 Disposition of City Owned Property -- Active
1990-1991
Box: 22 Folder : 5 Division of Housing and Community Renewal
1980-1989
Box: 22 Folder : 6 Division of Housing and Community Renewal -- Low Income Turnkey Enhanced Housing Trust Fund
1989
Box: 27 Folder : 7 Eastern Region Neighborhood Government Meeting
1975
Box: 22 Folder : 7 Faith Based Housing Development
2000
Box: 22 Folder : 9 Ford Foundation -- Leadership in Affecting Policy
1987
Box: 22 Folder : 8 Ford Foundation -- South Africa Community Reinvestment

Scope and Contents

Contains one 5 1/2" Floppy Disk

1991-1992
Box: 22 Folder : 10 Foundation for the Support of Neighborhood-Based Development
1984
Box: 20 Folder : 6 "Hardship in the Heartland" Housing for the Homeless Report
1984
Box: 22 Folder : 11 Harold DeRienzo's Presentation -- Columbia University
1993
Box: 138 Item : 307 Harvard University -- Innovations in State and Local Government

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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Box: 22 Folder : 12 Home Improvement Program (HIP)
1982-1984
Box: 22 Folder : 13 Home Ownership Opportunities
1983-1984
Box: 22 Folder : 14 Housing
2002-2003
Box: 23 Folder : 18 Housing -- Robert Shur
1975
Box: 23 Folder : 1 Housing Advocates
1983-1984
Box: 23 Folder : 2 Housing Conservation Coordinators
1987
Box: 23 Folder : 3 Housing Fund New York City Housing Fund
1982-1983
Box: 23 Folder : 4 Housing Homeless Families
1990-1991
Box: 23 Folder : 5 Housing in New York: The Challenge and the Opportunity -- Report to New York City Council President
1985
Box: 23 Folder : 6 Housing Initiative Fund
1985
Box: 23 Folder : 7 Housing Justice Campaign
1987
Box: 23 Folder : 8 Housing Justice Campaign 1987
1985-1990
Box: 23 Folder : 9 Housing New York State Elderly Population
1980s
Box: 23 Folder : 10 Housing Policy
1975-1994
Box: 23 Folder : 12 Housing Policy -- Single Room Occupancy Appeal Case Against City of New York
1990
Box: 23 Folder : 11 Housing Policy Local and National Issues
1984-2003
Box: 23 Folder : 13 Housing Preservation and Development -- Gliedman to Ron Letter Regarding 1985 Housing Vacancy Survey
1985-1987
Box: 23 Folder : 14 Housing Preservation and Development Miscellaneous Documents 1996-2002
1984-2002
Box: 23 Folder : 15 Housing Reducing Housing Costs and Brownfields
1994-2000
Box: 23 Folder : 16 Housing Seminar -- Rosenbloom
1985-1986
Box: 23 Folder : 17 Housing Works Newsletter
1997
Box: 24 Folder : 1 Housing, Liberty Bonds, Land Use
2001-2003
Box: 26 Folder : 13 The Impact of Washington Reforms on New York City
1994-1995
Box: 24 Folder : 2 Insurance Redlining, Fact not Fiction -- Adivsory committees to US Commission on Civil Rights
1979
Box: 24 Folder : 4 Land Use and Housing, A Redistributive Model
1987
Box: 140 Item : 347 Low-Income Housing Crisis: Can Solutions be Found?

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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1988
Box: 24 Folder : 5 Low Income Home Improvement Program
1980-1983
Box: 24 Folder : 3 Low Income Housing Coalition
1980-1984
Box: 24 Folder : 7-12 Mental Health Law Project
1982-1990
Box: 25 Folder : 1 Neighborhood Home Improvement Loan Program
1983
Box: 25 Folder : 2 Neighborhood Strategy Areas Testimony -- Brian Sullivan and Ron Shiffman
1978
Box: 25 Folder : 3-4 New York City Housing and Community Development Coalition
1980-1983
Box: 25 Folder : 5 New York City Housing Authority
1992
Box: 25 Folder : 6 New York City Housing Partnership
1985-1992
Box: 25 Folder : 7 New York City's Community Development Corporation Issues
1971
Box: 25 Folder : 8 New York Housing Authority
1996
Box: 25 Folder : 9 New York Housing Conference
1995-1997
Box: 25 Folder : 10 New York State Assembly Affordable Housing Unit
2009
Box: 25 Folder : 11 Office of Mental Health
1984
Box: 25 Folder : 12-13 Pacific House -- Technical Assistance
1985-1991
Box: 25 Folder : 14 Performance Zoning for Sustainable Development
2003
Box: 27 Folder : 8 Perspecta 31 Roundtable Discussion
1994-1996
Box: 25 Folder : 15 Peter C. Goldmark, Jr. Regional Plan Association
1991
Box: 25 Folder : 16 PICCED Clippings
1988-1994
Box: 25 Folder : 17 Planning Democracy and Reason
1987
Box: 26 Folder : 14 The Politics of Budget Decisions in Communities and Bronx Housing
1975
Box: 25 Folder : 18 Proposed Housing Models -- AIDS Housing Coalition Reports
1987-1989
Box: 142 Item : 416 Public and Private Sector + Community = Housing, Center for Architecture

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August 4, 2005
Box: 142 Item : 417 Public and Private Sector + Community = Housing, Center for Architecture

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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2005
Box: 142 Item : 418 Public and Private Sector + Community = Housing, Center for Architecture

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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2005
Box: 25 Folder : 19 Public/Private Ventures' States of Change Report on Work-First Policy
2001
Box: 25 Folder : 20 Red Hook Revitalization and Green Neighborhoods
1994-2005
Box: 62 Folder : 1-4 Regional Plan Association
1997-2002
Box: 62 Folder : 5 Regional Plan Association
1991
Box: 62 Folder : 6-7 Regional Plan Association
2000-2003
Box: 62 Folder : 8 Regional Plan Association
1991
Box: 62 Folder : 10 Regional Plan Association -- Smart Growth Regional Plan Association
1999
Box: 62 Folder : 9 Regional Plan Association and New Amsterdam Development Consultants, Inc.
2003
Box: 25 Folder : 21 Renigades Renigades Housing Movement
1980
Box: 25 Folder : 22 Rent Regulation Control
1996
Box: 26 Folder : 1 Rental Housing Assistance
1997-1999
Box: 26 Folder : 2 Ron New York City Mayor's Commercial Rent Control Task Force
1985
Box: 26 Folder : 3 Ron Recommendations
1993
Box: 26 Folder : 4 Same Boat Coalition City-Wide Strategic Discussion
1996
Box: 26 Folder : 5 Schur Robert Schur
1975-1981
Box: 26 Folder : 6 Single Room Occupancy Law Clippings
circa 1980-1990
Box: 26 Folder : 7 Squatters Clippings
1987-1994
Box: 27 Folder : 9-10 State Commission on Housing
1988
Box: 26 Folder : 8 Strycker's Bay Proposals
1994-1995
Box: 26 Folder : 9 Tax Reform Act of 1986 -- Low-Income Housing Tax Credits and Other Provisions
1986
Box: 26 Folder : 10 Testimonial of 3/24/81
1981-1982
Box: 26 Folder : 11 Testimony -- June 1984 New York City Board of Estimate
1984
Box: 26 Folder : 12 Testimony September 22, 1983 Inclusionary Zoning -- Brian P. Davidoff and Ron P. Tegler
1983
Box: 26 Folder : 15 Toward an Economic and Social Accounting System for Bedford-Stuyvesant
1973
Box: 27 Folder : 1 Toward an Economic and Social Accounting System for Bedford-Stuyvesant
1973
Box: 27 Folder : 2 Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP)
1990-2000
Box: 27 Folder : 3 University Consortium for Neighborhood Research and Development
1981
Box: 27 Folder : 4 University of Illinois at Chicago Affordable Housing Design Catalogue
1999
Box: 27 Folder : 5 West Side Community Alliance Alternative to Welfare Proposal to Acuire and Renovate Properties
1974
Box: 27 Folder : 6 Westside SRO Law Project
1985-1989

Sub-series 2.2: Mutual Housing and Land Trusts

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 27 Folder : 11 100 West 88th St, Strycker's Bay
1988-1990
Box: 27 Folder : 12 103, 05, 07, 09, West 88th St, Strycker's Bay
1989
Box: 27 Folder : 13 108 West 95th St, Strycker's Bay
1986-1990
Box: 27 Folder : 14 133-135 West 89th St, Strycker's Bay
1989
Box: 27 Folder : 15 1992 In rem stock/Community Assisted Tenant Controlled Housing/Community Housing Association of Managers and Producers/Community Service Society Study/CMP/NOW
1992
Box: 27 Folder : 16 7 West 92 St Strycker's Bay
1989
Box: 27 Folder : 17 72 West 88th St Strycker's Bay
1988-1990
Box: 27 Folder : 18-19 ACORN
1985-1987
Box: 28 Folder : 1 Articles -- Background NYC and Self Help Housing
1991-1994
Box: 28 Folder : 2 Chemical Bank
1988-1989
Box: 28 Folder : 3 Chemical Community Development, Inc.
1989-1990
Box: 28 Folder : 4 Cooper Square
1990-1993
Box: 28 Folder : 5 Cooper Square 5/91
1986-1991
Box: 28 Folder : 7 Cooper Square Committee -- Background Reports
1986-1990
Box: 28 Folder : 6 Cooper Square Interim/Phasing
1986-1991
Box: 28 Folder : 8 David Dinkins Mutual Housing Trust
1989-1993
Box: 28 Folder : 9 Developing Housing Trust Funds
1988
Box: 29 Folder : 1 Gottlieb 5189 Building Monitering
1989
Box: 29 Folder : 2 Heinz Neighborhood Development Program Grant United Tenants Association Mutual Housing Association
1993
Box: 28 Folder : 10-11 HUPC Mutual Housing Associaton of New York
1987-1990
Box: 29 Folder : 3 Inclusionary Zoning and Housing Trust Fund
1983
Box: 29 Folder : 5 LEVITT Proposal
1991-1993
Box: 29 Folder : 4 LEVITT Proposal -- Notes, Outline
1988
Box: 29 Folder : 7 Mary Brooks Housing Trust Fund
1982-1989
Box: 29 Folder : 10 Midwood Friends 1994 Tax Returns
1994-1995
Box: 29 Folder : 11 Midwood Friends 1995 Tax Returns
1995-1996
Box: 29 Folder : 12 Midwood Friends 1996 Tax Returns
1997-1998
Box: 29 Folder : 13 Midwood Friends 1997 Tax Returns
1997-1998
Box: 29 Folder : 14 Midwood Friends 1998 Tax Returns
1998
Box: 30 Folder : 1 Midwood Friends 1999 Tax Returns
1998-1999
Box: 30 Folder : 2 Midwood Friends 2000 Tax Returns
2000-2001
Box: 30 Folder : 3 Midwood Friends 2001 Tax Returns
2001-2002
Box: 30 Folder : 4 Midwood Friends 2002 Tax Returns
2002-2003
Box: 30 Folder : 5 Midwood Friends 2003 Tax Returns
2003-2004
Box: 30 Folder : 6 Midwood Friends 2004 Tax Returns
2004-2005
Box: 30 Folder : 7 Midwood Friends 2006 Tax Returns
2006-2007
Box: 30 Folder : 8 Midwood Friends 2007 Tax Returns
2007-2008
Box: 30 Folder : 9 Midwood Friends 2008 Tax Returns
2008-2009
Box: 30 Folder : 10 Midwood Friends Bank Statements
2007-2010
Box: 30 Folder : 11 Midwood Friends DC Checks 1991 and Bank Statements
1990-1991
Box: 30 Folder : 12 Midwood Friends Development Corporation
1987-1992
Box: 30 Folder : 13 Midwood Friends Development Corporation 1993-1994 Tax Returns
1993-1994
Box: 30 Folder : 14 Midwood Friends Development Corporation Bank Statements
1993-1994
Box: 30 Folder : 15 Midwood Friends Invoices
2002
Box: 30 Folder : 16 Midwood Friends Money Market Bank Statements
1990-2001
Box: 30 Folder : 17 Midwood Friends Tenants Association Correspondence with Attorney From April 1993
1993-2008
Box: 30 Folder : 19 Midwood Friends Tenants Trust 1993 Bank Statement
1993
Box: 30 Folder : 18 Midwood Friends Tenants Trust 1993-1994 Tax Returns
1993-1997
Box: 31 Folder : 1 Midwood Friends Tenants Trust Account -- Checking
1992-1995
Box: 31 Folder : 2 Midwood Friends Tenants Trust Account -- Money Market
1993-1998
Box: 31 Folder : 3 Midwood Friends Tenants Trust Agreement
1990-2010
Box: 31 Folder : 4 Midwood Friends Tenants Trust Correspondence with Accountants
1992-2010
Box: 31 Folder : 5 Midwood Friends Tenants Trust Dime Savings Bank
1990-1993
Box: 31 Folder : 6 Midwood Friends Tenants Trust Disbursement -- Juan Perez Distribution
1992-1993
Box: 31 Folder : 7 Midwood Friends Tenants Trust Financial
1992-1993
Box: 31 Folder : 8 Midwood Friends Tenants Trust Money Market Account Bank Statements
2002-2006
Box: 31 Folder : 9 Midwood Friends Tenants Trust Sofia Benitez, Sol Stoll Disbursement
1991-2003
Box: 31 Folder : 10 Midwood Friends Trust Mida Miranda Distribution
2003
Box: 31 Folder : 11 Midwood Garden Projections
1991-2009
Box: 32 Folder : 1 Midwood Garden Projections
1991-2009
Box: 31 Folder : 12 Midwood Gardens
1988-1990
Box: 32 Folder : 2-3 Midwood Gardens
1986-1992
Box: 32 Folder : 4 Midwood Gardens, Margarent Criscola Midwood Friends Trust Distribution
1993
Box: 32 Folder : 5 Migda Midwood Friends Trust Soto Distribution
2003
Box: 32 Folder : 6 Mutual Housing Association Case Studies
1987-1993
Box: 143 Item : 391 Mutual Housing Association of New York

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Box: 32 Folder : 7-12 Mutual Housing Association of New York
1983-1997
Box: 33 Folder : 1 Mutual Housing Associaton of New York -- Board Meetings
1990-1992
Box: 29 Folder : 8 Mutual Housing Association-MD / Mental Health Law Project

Scope and Contents

Contains one 5 1/2" Floppy Disk

1987
Box: 29 Folder : 6 New York City Coalition for a Fair Federal Budget
1983
Box: 33 Folder : 2 New York Hispanic Housing Coalition Pratt Membership Certificate
1984
Box: 33 Folder : 3 People's Mutual Housing Association
1993
Box: 33 Folder : 4 PICCED UTA Correspondence
1989-1990
Box: 142 Item : 442 Piedmont Housing Alliance

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Box: 33 Folder : 5 Ron's Testimony -- Housing Trust Fund
1983
Box: 33 Folder : 6-7 Strycker's
1982-1991
Box: 33 Folder : 8 Strycker's Bay -- Phase II, Commercial Space Design
1986
Box: 33 Folder : 9 Strycker's Bay Neighborhood Council -- Draft of Scope of Services
1986-1987
Box: 33 Folder : 10 Strycker's Bay YCK
1986-1988
Box: 33 Folder : 11 Strycker's Current Scopes
1989
Box: 33 Folder : 12 Testimony Housing Trust Fund -- Board of Estimate
1983
Box: 33 Folder : 13 United Tenants Association Building Operation Data Current
1989-1990
Box: 33 Folder : 14 United Tenants Association Heinz Neighborhood Development Program
1993
Box: 34 Folder : 1 United Tenants Association Meetings Correspondence
1989-1990
Box: 34 Folder : 4 United Tenants Association Mutual Housing Association -- Includes Stryker's Bay
1989-1992
Box: 34 Folder : 2 United Tenants Association Mutual Housing Association Development
1988
Box: 34 Folder : 3 United Tenants Association Mutual Housing Association Operations
1986-1993
Box: 34 Folder : 5 United Tenants Association Scopes
1986-1990

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