Rafael Cestero took over HPD at about the worst time imaginable.
He was appointed commissioner in the winter of 2009, the low-point (God willing) of the housing collapse, and not only was he faced with dwindling financing for affordable housing, but also a dwindling city budget. And yet over the past two years he Read More
New York City Housing Preservation and Development head Rafael Cestero is leaving the Bloomberg administration to accept a job in the private sector, according to a release out from City Hall today.
“Throughout his career, both in City government and in the nonprofit sector, Rafael has embodied the best of what public service can be,” Read More