November 5, 2020
2020 Grunin Prize for Social Entrepreneurship Awarded at NYU Law to Goldstein Hall

On November 2, 2020, the Grunin Prize for Law and Social Entrepreneurship winner was announced and Goldstein Hall was selected as this year’s recipient.  This prize recognizes lawyers’ participation in the ways in which business is increasingly advancing the goals of sustainability and human development, and rewards the innovation and potential impact of projects and […]

August 17, 2020
Goldstein Hall Named a Finalist for the 2020 Grunin Prize

This year, Goldstein Hall has been selected as one of six finalists for the 2020 Grunin Prize! The Grunin Center administers the award of an annual Grunin Prize for Law and Social Entrepreneurship to recognize lawyers’ participation in the ways in which business is increasingly advancing the goals of sustainability and human development. Nominated for […]

October 7, 2019
Nonprofits Join Forces to Preserve Affordable Housing with Guidance from General Counsel, Goldstein Hall

Goldstein Hall is proud to represent the Joint Ownership Entity (JOE NYC), a collorabation of 11 CDCs working together to preserve affordable housing. The Central Brookyn Cluster is a collorabation of 4 of JOE NYC’s members, preserving 87 buildings, totaling 524 units. “It’s really great having the brain trust and knowledge from all of the […]

September 23, 2019
How NYC Nonprofits are Teaming to Create Affordable Housing by Goldstein Hall’s David Goldstein

A joint-ownership entity can help CDCs create scale and keep local expertise in affordable housing development, according to Goldstein Hall’s David Goldstein, Forsyth Street’s Marc Jahr and Esther Sandrof in a byline in Affordable Housing Finance. Visit Affordable Finance Housing to read more.

April 23, 2019
A Model Worth Copying: Joint Ownership Structures for CDCs

The JOE NYC, a consortium of CDCs that have pooled their portfolios and expertise, is a blueprint that can help CDCs in other cities and regions shore up their stability in challenging markets and gain ground against the national affordability crisis. In an in-depth article for The Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, […]

April 9, 2019
Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development Law Publishes Article by David Goldstein and Jason Labate on Community Development Corporations (CDCs)

“Changing the Paradigm: Creating Scale and Keeping Local Expertise in Nonprofit Affordable Housing Development—How to Stop Competing with Fellow CDCs and Embrace a Joint Ownership Structure” Volume 27, Number 3 2019 By David Goldstein, Jason Labate, and Nadya Salcedo Over the past forty years, New York City’s nonprofit Community Development Corporations (CDCs) have rebuilt some […]

September 14, 2017
Neighborhood Preservation Coalition of NYS – Podcast on the Joint Ownership Entity (JOE) program

GH participated in a podcast developed by the Neighborhood Preservation Coalition of New York State (NPCNYS), talking about the JOE or Joint Ownership Entity program.  The podcast was created as part of their Professional Development Series. GH Managing Partner, David A. Goldstein, along with panelists Peter Madden, Executive Director of the JOE; Harry DeRienzo, Executive […]

June 13, 2017
Goldstein Hall participates on NPCNYS podcast, talking about the JOE, Joint Ownership Enitity

As part of the NPCNYS Professional Development Series: David A. Goldstein, Managing Partner at Goldstein Hall PLLC; Peter Madden, Executive Director of the Joint Ownership Entity (JOE); Harry DeRienzo, Executive Director at Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association, and; Mark Jahr, working with Forsyth Street, discuss the future of the JOE and how it may be […]

April 4, 2017
Nonprofits Join Up to Increase Affordable Housing Heft

As New York City experienced rampant arson and neighborhoods saw continued disinvestment in the 1970s, many residents stayed and stuck it out — even as landlords abandoned them. They organized and began working with the city to take over foreclosed and neglected properties, transferring them to nonprofit community development corporations to stabilize neighborhoods and preserve […]

January 25, 2017
Innovation of the Year Award: JOE NYC

JOE NYC was honored for Innovation of the Year at the 2017 LISC New York City New York City Big Apple Innovation Awards. GH is proud to be a part of the creation of the JOE and congratulates all of the JOE members for this accomplishment! For more information about the JOE, visit: