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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

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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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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

Wiener not croppedImpact Award for Community Investment

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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