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CHPC Holds Summer Movie Night

CHPC's Night at the Movies, at Resource FurnitureCHPC’s Night at the Movies, at Resource Furniture

CHPC held its first ever Night at the Movies on Thursday, August 11, 2016. Donald Albrecht, curator of architecture and design at the Museum of the City of New York, joined CHPC Executive Director Jerilyn Perine to discuss the role and relationship of housing to film. Our friends at Resource Furniture hosted the event at their showroom in Midtown Manhattan.

A crowd of roughly 50 gathered at Resource’s lovely space to mingle over wine and movie-theater snacks before the talk began. Albrecht then discussed his two selections of 1930s films: Susan Lenox

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A Summer Night at the Movies! – August 11

Thursday, August 11th at 6:30 pm
Resource Furniture
969 Third Ave
New York, NY 10022
Join us for a fun evening celebrating New York Housing on Film! CHPC Executive Director Jerilyn Perine and special guest, acclaimed museum curator Donald Albrect, will be presenting their favorite movie clips that depict New York City housing in a way that is far more illuminating than any book or report you will read.
The films offer so many insights, which will be discussed by Jerilyn and Donald, both in terms of the many depictions of “home” as well as the tumultuous, diverse and rich …
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57th Annual Luncheon – Buy tickets today!



Please join us and 1,000 of New York’s best and brightest in the housing industry to connect and celebrate, at CHPC’s 57th Annual Luncheon.

Wednesday April 13th
11:30am – 2:00pm
New York Marriott Marquis at Times Square

We will be recognizing the work of some of our City’s most dedicated public servants and colleagues committed to affordable housing across New York City’s neighborhoods.

Impact Award for Housing
Jeffrey E. Levine, Chairman, Douglaston Development

Roger Starr Public Service Award
James Rubin, NYS Commissioner of Homes and Community Renewal

Impact Award for Community Investment
Mariadele Priest, Senior Vice President of Community Investment …

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Volume Cap explained in video

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Over 49,000 units of affordable hosing were financed using tax-exempt private activity bonds in New York City between 2005 and 2013. It is a critical resource for the development of affordable housing in our city, yet one that remains a bit of a mystery for many in the development community.

CHPC’s study Pump Up The Volume took the first deep look at the use of tax-exempt private activity bonds and proposed a series of recommendations to improve the allocation of bonds to support housing development. For those who just need of a simple explanation on what are tax-exempt private activity …

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CHPC Holiday Event Held at MCNY

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On Tuesday, December 15, CHPC held its annual fall party at the Museum of the City of New York. Over 100 people attended the event to socialize, relax, and celebrate the accomplishments of 2015. Attendees enjoyed access to all of the museum’s current exhibitions, including the Jacob Riis photography retrospective and the Affordable New York exhibit on the history of housing in the city. You can view the photos from the event on our Facebook page. 

CHPC was happy to honor the museum’s outgoing director, Susan Henshaw Jones. Through her leadership, CHPC and the museum forged a strong …

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Building Envelope Primer

As the City Planning Commission hearing on the Zoning for Quality and Affordability text amendment approaches tomorrow, do you still find yourself unsure about why they are proposing changes to the “building envelope”?

If you have 9 minutes free, why not watch a summary of CHPC’s Building Envelope Conundrum study that highlighted some of the zoning issues that the text change is attempting to solve.

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