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CHPC Hosts 80th Anniversary Luncheon

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CHPC hosted its 80th Anniversary Luncheon on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the Marriott Grand Marquis in Times Square. Nearly 1,000 of New York City’s housing industry attended the event to catch up and congratulate this year’s honorees. It was a wonderful event graced with touching speeches and fun anecdotes.

You can view photos of the event on our Facebook page. 

This year’s Roger Starr Award for Public Service went to Carl Weisbrod, who recently stepped down from chairing the NYC City Planning Commission since 2013. Current Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen introduced Weisbrod before …

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WATCH: Austin, SF & NYC, a cross-city conversation on short-term rentals

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Click here to download Sleeping Around.

On Wednesday, March 22, CHPC held a discussion about short-term rentals at La Nacional-Spanish Benevolent Society with two very special guests: former San Francisco Supervisor David Campos and former Austin Council Member Chris Riley. The event served as the launch of Sleeping Around, a new report by CHPC that examines short-term rentals in New York City and makes new policy proposals to address some of the problems these rentals can cause for housing. One of CHPC’s proposals would create a licensing scheme to permit short-term rentals in specific circumstances. Campos and Riley were …

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80th Anniversary Luncheon – Buy tickets today!

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When CHPC formed in 1937, its visionary leaders intended to develop a practical program to improve our City’s housing and neighborhoods—especially for low-income families. One of our earliest accomplishments resulted in a State constitutional amendment to allow the State to make loans and municipalities to incur debt to construct and operate low-income housing, a key resource for housing to this day. From fighting for racially and economically integrated housing in the earliest days of public housing, to reshaping the housing stock for our changing population through our ground-breaking Making Room approach, we continue to bring together divergent points of view …

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Sleeping Around with CHPC

Did someone say happy hour? Join us in a NYC brownstone for an evening of drinks and lively debate about short-term rentals and housing!

Have you ever found a great place to stay in an another city on Airbnb or a similar platform? Do you wonder how this might affect a city’s housing market? Then join us for a 3-city conversation about short-term rentals and housing. CHPC will release fresh new proposals to regulate short-term rentals in New York City and will be joined by two very special guests, former San Francisco Supervisor David Campos and former Austin Council Member …

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All About Basements!

Can we boost our housing supply with basement apartments?


Join us at a launch breakfast for CHPC’s new study on BASEMENT APARTMENT LEGALIZATION to find out!

With very special guest MARY-ANNE BEDARD,
Housing Stability Policy & Strategic Investments of the City of Toronto

Join the Citizens Housing and Planning Council on Thursday February 16th for third installment of our Beds Books & Basements civic dialogue series.  CHPC and featured guest, Mary-Anne Bedard, will discuss the need for flexible housing typologies in our cities and consider opportunities and challenges that each city faces in developing one such type—basement apartment conversions …

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Life of a Building Launch

How can we save our old rental housing?

Join us to launch our new game that challenges you to keep a 20-unit pre-war building in good financial and physical condition for 15 years. Bring your ideas and experience to this interactive discussion and help save this housing for future generations.

We would also like to introduce our panelists:

Rick Gropper, Camber Property Group

Michael T. Rooney, MDG Design + Construction, LLC

Walter Roberts, Hope Community, Inc

Jerilyn Perine, Moderator, Citizens Housing & Planning Council


Special thanks to JPMorgan Chase and our co-sponsor, NYSAFAH.


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