2009 NHC & NYHC Awards Luncheon
Since 1974, the New York Housing Conference (NYHC) and NHC Annual Awards Luncheon has saluted individuals and organizations that have made New York a better place to live and work. Each December, more than 1,300 people from across the country gather to honor these distinguished award recipients and mark another year in the dedicated effort to help ensure decent, safe and affordable housing.
The 2009 Luncheon was held at the Hilton New York on December 10 and featured the following honorees and speakers:
Clara Fox Award for Outstanding Achievement
Grenadier Realty Corp.
Private Developer of the Year
Donald Capoccia, Joseph Ferrara,
Nonprofit Developer of the Year
President and CEO, Phipps Houses
Public Service Award (co-recipients)
Former President and CEO, nyhomes
The Honorable Shaun Donovan
Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Commissioner Rafael Cestero
New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development
Additionally, there were two complimentary symposiums prior to the event, the Federal Policy Symposium, and the Young Leadership Council Symposium.
This symposium provided an in-depth discussion on all policy issues impacting the affordable housing incustry -- nationally and locally.
This gathering discussed some of the best housing developments of the year with the next generation of housing leaders.