The Yonkers Housing Authority Announces New Hire

Danielle Brown Joins Yonkers Housing Authority as Assistant Leased Housing Director 

January 18, 2023 (Yonkers, NY) – The Yonkers Authority has announced a new hire for its organization. Danielle Brown has been named Assistant Leased Housing Director.

Brown joins the YHA with an extensive background managing real estate. She has over 30 years of experience as a program manager. Brown was most recently the Administrative Housing Development for the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development. There she oversaw rental assistance cash awards that coordinates and ensures successful permanent housing placements under HPD/HDC housing programs 421A. Brown was also in charge of monitoring compliance for Housing Choice Voucher (S8), State and City rental subsidies programs including for the City’s shelter homeless population.

Brown spent nearly two decades as the Chairman and Clinical Director at “Alice Robinson B Family Trust.” Her experience managing financial operations and properties will enhance MHACY. Brown is a Mount Vernon native with a master’s in social work and Bachelor of Arts from The City University of New York.


The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) is the largest provider of affordable housing in the City of Yonkers and the second largest public housing authority in New York State. MHACY has an unparalleled commitment to redeveloping, managing and administering its housing stock to provide low-income families, the elderly and disabled individuals with access to good, sustainable housing that improves the quality of the residents’ lives, fosters their economic success, and allows them to serve as integral members of communities in which they live. For more information visit