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Benjamin Dulchin

Executive Director
Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development


Benjamin Dulchin is the Executive Director of the Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development (ANHD), a membership association of one hundred neighborhood-based community development groups in New York City committed to the preservation and production of affordable housing, and to equitable economic development. ANHD supports the activist community development movement with high-impact policy research, strategic advocacy, and capacity building for the full range of community development activities, including grassroots policy organizing and bricks-and-mortar development. Since becoming Executive Director in 2009, Benjamin has expanded ANHD’s community organizer training and capacity-building programs, designed ANHD’s bank reinvestment research and advocacy, led multiple successful efforts to shape key housing policy issues, developed ANHD’s new displacement-alert data analysis tools, and led ANHD’s expanded focus into equitable economic development. Benjamin has been a housing and community activist and community organizer for twenty-five years.