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resources for equity building initiatives, finances and housing

Resources and information that may be helpful can be found in the following list of web sites. ArtCondo does not endorse, recommend or make representations with respect to these sites.

collective and artists’ equity building initiatives

Where Can We Be? The Occupation of 123 Delancey Street
How a band of “dirty little artists” liberated a vacant public building on the front lines of urban renewal.

The Real Estate Show: Manifesto or Statement of Intent, Committee for the Real Estate Show, 1980

Artists’ Housing: A Survey of Live/Work Space

Historic Meeting – NYC Artist Coalition @ Market Hotel w/ NYC Council & DCLA

6 Things to Know About Making DIY Spaces Work

NYC Artist Coalition

The Cohousing Association of the United States

The Fellowship for Intentional Community

The Westbeth Oral Histories Collection

The Artist Studio Affordability Project

The NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative

The Urban Homesteading Assistance Board


financial resources

Homebuyer Handbooks
Homebuyer, Mortgage Qualification, and Foreclosure Prevention Guides

Ignite Spot Accounting
Bookkeeping Tips for Artists

NYC Consumer Affairs
Money Basics

ArtHome (helping artists build assets and equity through financial literacy)

Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City, Inc.
First-Time Homebuyer Program

US Small Business Administration
SBA Loan Programs (accessible commercial lending with favorable terms)

Mortgage Basics

Suze Orman
Managing Debt

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Buying a Home

New York Times
Is It Better to Rent or Buy?

resources for equity building initiatives, finances and housing

professional development

Ultimate Resource Guide For Creatives [0.4 MB .pdf file]
From My Modern Met: An E-Book for Artists, Designers, and Photographers.

Lawyers Alliance for New York
Lawyers Alliance for New York is the leading provider of business and transactional legal services for nonprofit organizations and social enterprises that are improving the quality of life in New York City neighborhoods.

The Art And Creative Materials Institute, Inc.
The Art and Creative Materials Institute, Inc. (ACMI) is an international association of about 200 art, craft and creative material manufacturers which seeks to promote safety in art and creative products through its certification program.

CERF+ – The Artists Safety Net

Galleries Are Not Your Saviour

Arts NYS Coalition

New York Foundation for the Arts

Creative Capital

Assets for Artists

Art Work

Artist Help Network

Accion – Small Business Loans


NYC Small Business Center

Arts and Healing Network

affordable housing

NYC Housing Preservation & Development
Affordable Housing Rental Lotteries and City-Subsidized Rental Opportunities

NYC Housing Connect
Affordable Housing For Rent (PDF)

El Barrio’s Artspace PS109—An Artspace Project for East Harlem

Manhattan Plaza
Federally subsidized residential complex for performing artists

The Actors Fund

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Filing Your Housing Discrimination Complaint Online

non-profit purchasing

Nonprofit Quarterly
The Age-Old Problem: Leasing versus Buying

Purchasing Partners of America
Experience the Power of Group Purchasing

Art Basel for Non-Profit Visual Arts Organizations

building management

Rat Academy
Rats: Control Training Classes – NYC Health

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