Neighborhood Planning

Neighborhood Planning

    • About Neighborhood PlanningExplore how the agency engages with the community to plan for the preservation and development of affordable housing in a manner that fosters more equitable, diverse, and livable neighborhoods.
    • *RFPs / RFQs / RFEIs*Learn about open Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to develop affordable housing on City-owned sites.
    • RFP DesignationsLearn about designated RFP projects on City-owned sites.

Predevelopment Planning for City-Owned Sites

    • 351 Powers AvenueLearn about the pre-development of affordable housing on the undeveloped portion of 351 Powers Avenue, a City-owned site in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx.
    • 388 Hudson Street RFPWe want your input on the future of the 388 Hudston Street Site! Learn about the pre-development of affordable housing on a portion of 388 Hudson Street, located in the Hudson Square neighborhood of Manhattan.
    • Flatbush African Burial Ground Remembrance and RedevelopmentLearn about the effort by the City and task Force to memorialize a former African burial ground.
    • Jersey Street RFPWe want your input on the future of the Jersey Street Site! Learn about the pre-development of affordable housing and neighborhood amenities at 539 Jersey Street, a City-owned property in Staten Island.
    • M/WBE RFP Round 2Learn about the pre-development of affordable housing on two City-owned properties located in the Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.
    • Stebbins Avenue RFPWe want your input on the future of the Stebbins Avenue Site! Learn about the pre-development of affordable housing on a vacant City-owned site located in the Bronx.

Neighborhood Focus Areas

    • Bay Street Corridor, Staten IslandThe Draft Bay Street Corridor Housing Plan summarizes the goals, strategies, and actions that the City proposes to undertake in response to a range of needs and priorities identified by North Shore residents.
    • Bedford-Stuyvesant, BrooklynThe Bed-Stuy Housing Initiative will coordinate housing-related agencies working in Bed-Stuy, to ensure that HPD programs and capital investments are working towards common objectives for the neighborhood, and that any housing developed on public land responds to local needs.
    • Brownsville, BrooklynThe Brownsville Plan is the result of a community-driven process to identify neighborhood goals, form strategies to address local needs, and find resources to fill gaps in service, resulting in the creation of over 2,500 new affordable homes.
    • East Harlem, ManhattanThe East Harlem Housing Plan summarizes the goals, strategies, and actions that the City proposes to undertake in response to a range of needs and priorities in the neighborhood, including those articulated by residents and stakeholders in the East Harlem Neighborhood Plan.
    • East New York, BrooklynThe East New York Neighborhood Plan, released in 2016, features initiatives led by numerous City agencies to promote affordable housing development, encourage economic development, create pedestrian-friendly streets and invest in community resources to support the long-term growth and sustainability of East New York, Cypress Hills, and Ocean Hill.
    • Edgemere, QueensEdgemere's severe damage from Hurricane Sandy, coupled with the City's ownership of a significant amount of vacant land, created an opportunity to pair the City's recovery efforts with a long term vision for a higher quality of life for residents in the Resilient Edgemere Community Plan.
    • Gowanus, BrooklynThe Gowanus Framework, released in June 2018, summarizes the goals, strategies, recommendations, and land use changes surfaced from the study thus far, reflecting two years of engagement with community residents, stakeholders, and other City agencies.
    • Inwood, ManhattanThe Inwood Housing Plan memorializes a set of strategies and actions that the City will take in response to the housing needs of residents and stakeholders in the Inwood community.
    • Jerome Avenue, BronxThe Jerome Avenue Draft Neighborhood Plan is a comprehensive overview of plan elements related to housing, economic and workforce development, land use and zoning, open space and access, and community resources.
    • Southern Boulevard, BronxHPD has partnered with NYC Department of City Planning to create a neighborhood plan for the Southern Boulevard corridor and its surrounding neighborhoods.

Citywide Planning

  • Equitable Data Development ExplorerThe Equitable Data Development Explorer provides easy access to a wide range of data to inform public discussions about racial equity and planning for a fairer city.
  • MIH and ZQAMandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) and Zoning for Quality and Affordability (ZQA) are two of the many initiatives that make up the Housing New York plan.
  • Urban RenewalFind information on the law, a research guide, urban renewal plans, and an illustrative map.
  • NYC-Barcelona PartnershipLearn about the partnership between the City of New York and the City of Barcelona to tackle shared housing challenges.
  • Office Adaptive Reuse Task ForceThe Office Adaptive Reuse Task Force explored opportunities to convert obsolete office buildings to other potential uses, such as housing, schools, labs, and more.
  • Partners in PreservationPartners in Preservation brings together various city agencies, legal services providers, and tenant organizing groups in a collective effort to proactively address tenant harassment in rent-regulated buildings.
  • Where We Live NYCLearn about the City's collaborative planning process to better understand how challenges like segregation and discrmination impact New Yorker's everyday lives.
  • Zombie Homes InitiativeLearn about the agency's survey of zombie homes, collected data, new designs, and outreach to homeowners at risk of foreclosure.