Making an Impact

A More Affordable, Inclusive, Livable New York

At HCR, we invest in the things that make New York a more affordable, inclusive, and vibrant place to live and work. Under Governor Hochul’s leadership, HCR has helped tens of thousands of people rent or buy homes they can afford, built sustainable, attractive communities, and supported the small businesses that make New York hum.


44,00 Affordable Homes Created & Preserved - HCR Impact v2
6000 New Homeowners - HCR Impact v2
10,000 Units Electrified - HCR Impact v2
2,700 Supportive Homes - HCR Impact v2
80 Main Street - HCR Impact v2
555 Small Businesses - HCR Impact v2

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New York’s first Pro-Housing Communities are part of her long-term strategy to support local efforts to build more housing in NY.

Section 8 Mobility Program

HCR Sustainability

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Commissioner/CEO of NYS Homes and Community Renewal
RuthAnne Visnauskas

In February 2017, former Governor Cuomo appointed RuthAnne Visnauskas, Commissioner of the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal.
Headshot of HCR Commissioner RuthAnne Visnauskas