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Annual Winter Night at the Museum Party!

1113 Invite - Dec 15


Tickets are now on sale for CHPC’s Annual NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM Winter Party!

Join us for exclusive evening access to all of the current exhibitions at the Museum of the City of New York including Affordable New York: a Housing Legacy and Jacob A. Riis: Revealing New York’s Other Half – the first major retrospective of Jacob Riis’ photography in the U.S. for 70 years.

And we will honor Susan Henshaw-Jones, Ronay Menschel, Director of the Museum of the City of New York for her services to the city and her valued partnerships with CHPC.

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Zoning for Quality and Affordability

Photo: CHPCIntroduction to the panel. Image: CHPC

CHPC was honored to present a panel on Zoning for Quality and Affordability at Nixon Peabody on Friday, October 30, 2015. On the panel were Mark Ginsberg, Partner at Curtis + Ginsberg Architects, Bill Stein, Partner at Dattner Architects, Marcie Kesner, Planning and Development Specialist at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, Howard Slatkin, Deputy Executive Director for Strategic Planning at DCP, and Frank Ruchala, Deputy Director, Zoning Division at DCP, discussing the proposed changes to residential zoning laws, and how the changes would subsequently affect the housing industry. Because of the complexity of …

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Affordable Housing Exhibit Opens at City Museum

2015-09-17 20.19.07The Affordable New York exhibit on its opening night. Image: CHPC

CHPC was excited to attend the opening of Affordable New York: A Housing Legacy, the newest exhibition of the Museum of the City of New York.

Based on the idea that affordable housing is ubiquitous in New York City, though most of it goes unnoticed, Affordable New York offers a survey of government intervention in the housing market. The exhibition spans the development of New York’s public housing projects in the mid-20th Century, to the bold leadership that dragged the city from economic and social doldrums in …

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Housing exhibition features Inside the Rent

MCNY aff. housing promotional

The Museum of the City of New York will open its latest exhibition Thursday, Affordable New York: A Housing Legacy, co-sponsored by CHPC.

The exhibition will display numerous original materials from CHPC’s Marian Sameth and Ruth Dickler Archives and Library, and visitors will also be able to play CHPC’s Inside the Rent game on its very own terminal. The game has been revamped for the occasion with improved graphics and functionality!

An opening symposium will kick off the exhibition featuring former Congressman Berney Frank, CHPC Board Chair Richard Roberts and CHPC Board Member Ron Moelis, among other guests.…

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Carmel Place, New York’s First Modular Micro Building, Stacks First Unit

It was a beautiful morning in Kips Bay today, when the first modular unit of New York’s first micro unit building was stacked into place.  The foundation was already in place at 335 E. 27th Street, and what was once called My Micro NY will now be known as Carmel Place.   In 2010, CHPC undertook Making Room, a look into the changing demands of New York City’s housing market. We found that 47% of New Yorkers over 25 do not live with a spouse or partner, and today we see that 1 or 2 person households account for 62% of …

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Bond Financing & Volume Cap Workshop

NYSAFAH- Building for the Future Conference

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

This session will discuss best uses of volume cap and new structures being used to support HFA and HDC bond allocations. CHPC’s “Pump Up the Volume” report recommendations will provide the basis for discussion.

Moderator: Jerilyn Perine, CHPC

Richard Gerwitz, Citi
Gary Rodney, NYC HDC
Marian Zucker, NYS HCR

You must register for the conference to attend workshop sessions. Register for the conference here.

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