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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
10:30-11:30am

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

Panelists:
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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Thank You

We would like to extend our gratitude to all of the attendees who made our Luncheon yesterday an unprecedented success. We had over 950 in attendance at the New York Marriott Marquis. We would also like to thank our outstanding board members, our generous sponsors, Wells Fargo and Nixon Peabody, and all of our table purchasers. Congratulations to this year’s awardees. A special thank you to our wonderful keynote speaker, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, and presenter and director of New York City Department of City Planning Carl Weisbrod.

You can view all the photographs from the event here.

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2015 Awardee – Wells Fargo, Alan Wiener

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Wells Fargo
Alan Wiener, Group Head of Multifamily Capital

Alan Wiener is the group head of Wells Fargo Multifamily Capital, a national multifamily lender based in New York. Wells Fargo Multifamily Capital specializes in permanent and bridge debt for multifamily assets by financing through Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac programs, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) insured financing programs, and the Wells Fargo balance sheet. Alan’s career has focused on housing and community development in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining Wachovia, he was the chairman of American Property Financing Inc., which Wachovia …

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2015 Awardee – Jessica Katz

katz headshot croppedIbo Balton Award

Jessica Katz
Assistant Commissioner, Special Needs Housing
NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development

Ibo Balton (1954-2007) was an urban planner whose career improved the lives of people through the planned rehabilitation and new construction of affordable housing, and the creation of local retail and much needed community facilities. Ibo’s work at the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development from 1986 through 2007 took him to deprived communities in the South Bronx and Brooklyn, but he is best remembered for his groundbreaking work in Harlem, where he lived and worked. This award, named in his honor,

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2015 Awardee – Howard Slatkin

SLATKIN Headshot_croppedRoger Starr Public Service Award

Howard Slatkin
Deputy Executive Director for Strategic Planning
NYC Department of City Planning

“Planning is the science of everything in New York City.”

Howard Slatkin, Deputy Director for Strategic Planning for the New York City Department of City Planning has always been interested in helping people make sense of how the world around us works, from the smallest scale to the largest. As an undergraduate at Brown University, Slatkin left the study of physics, which seeks to explain how matter behaves, for history, which seeks to explain how behavior matters.  Howard is from northern New …

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