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Rafael Cestero

Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner

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Affordable Housing in NYC

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Christine Quinn, speaker of the New York City Council, discusses the pilot program to turn vacant condos into affordable housing.  Rafael Cestero, commissioner of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, joins the conversation and discusses the pilot program as well as his tenure as HPD commissioner, which is coming to an end this week.

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Affordable Housing in NYC

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

On the Brian Lehrer Show today at 10:06 am.  Audio and a recap of this conversation will be posted here by 1pm.

Christine Quinn, speaker of the New York City Council, discusses the pilot program to turn vacant condos into affordable housing.  Rafael Cestero, Commissioner of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, joins the conversation and discusses the pilot program as well as his tenure as HPD commissioner, which is coming to an end this week.

 

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Affordable Housing in NYC

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

The Bloomberg Administration is still working toward its goal of preserving or producing 165,000 units of affordable housing. Rafael Cestero, commissioner from the department of Housing Preservation and Development, discusses the state of affordable housing and halted development in the city and talks about the recent ruling on Stuyvesant ...

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Evolving Developments

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

A court decision in favor of tenants at Stuyvesant Town/ Peter Cooper Village could have major implications for other landlords who get government benefits. Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner Rafael Cestero talks about the city’s housing policy and weighs in on halted development. Plus, today is the 150th anniversary ...