New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development

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Department of Housing Preservation and Development
Department overview
Jurisdiction New York City
Department executive
  • Vicki Been, Commissioner of Housing Preservation and Development
Key document

The Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is the department of the government of New York City[1] responsible for developing and maintaining the city's stock of affordable housing. Its regulations are compiled in title 28 of the New York City Rules. The Department is headed by a Commissioner, who is appointed by and reports directly to the Mayor. The current Commissioner of HPD is Vicki Been, who was appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio in February 2014. HPD is headquartered in Lower Manhattan, and includes smaller branch offices in each of the city's five boroughs.


The Department is the largest municipal developer of affordable housing in the United States. HPD is currently in the midst of a ten-year initiative to create and preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing.[2]


  • Commissioner of Housing
    • First Deputy Commissioner
      • Deputy Commissioner for Enforcement and Neighborhood Services
      • Deputy Commissioner for Asset and Property Management
      • Deputy Commissioner for Administration
      • Deputy Commissioner for Policy and External Affairs / Chief of Staff
      • Deputy Commissioner for Development
      • Deputy Commissioner for Legal Affairs
      • Deputy Commissioner for Intergovernment Affairs
      • Deputy Commissioner for Budget, Fiscal Performance and Analysis
      • President of the New York City Housing Development Corporation Gary Rodney, President

See also

New York Housing Development Corporation


  1. New York City Charter § 1800; "There shall be a department of housing preservation and development, the head of which shall be the commissioner of housing preservation and development."

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