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Homes and Community Renewal

HCR Welcomes New Commissioner Jamie Rubin


June 17, 2015: Jamie comes to NYS Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) from his role as Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR), where he oversaw the creation of programs to disburse $4.4 billion in in disaster recovery funds and grew the office to a full-time staff of 135, hundreds of contractors, and offices across the state. Well-versed in housing concerns and issues, he is taking the helm of HCR, the agency charged with carrying out Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s $1 billion House NY plan, financing the development and preservation of affordable housing statewide, including issuing billions of dollars in bonds, providing grants, loans and bonding authority to local municipalities, and awarding mortgages for thousands of low- and moderate-income homebuyers.  In New York City and adjacent counties, HCR oversees rent regulation and works on behalf of tenants facing landlord harassment or rent overcharges. 

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Last Updated: 06/17/15