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Volume Cap explained in video

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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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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Making Room Virtual Tour

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MAKING ROOM: A VIRTUAL TOUR

The "LaunchPad" centerpiece of the Making Room exhibitionThe “LaunchPad” centerpiece of the Making Room exhibition

From January to September 2013, CHPC’s Making Room: New Models for Housing New Yorkers exhibition ran at the Museum of the City of New York, and was an unprecedented success. The exhibition covered all aspects of our Making Room initiative to date.

We were completely overwhelmed by the visitor numbers to the exhibition. The opening reception was attended by over 1,000 industry guests—more visitors than for any other exhibition opening event in MCNY history. The first Saturday of the opening week saw a 27.6% increase in attendance …

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Short film on the Making Room exhibition

Film-maker Joanna Arnow has made this incredible short film on last year’s Making Room exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York. Watch and enjoy!

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Alicia Glen at the CHPC Annual Luncheon

We were delighted to welcome the Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development, Alicia Glen, as the keynote speaker at our Annual Luncheon this year. Watch her keynote speech here.

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Over 900 guests at CHPC’s Annual Luncheon!

CHPC’s 55th Annual Luncheon was our most successful fundraising event in decades! Many thanks to everyone who made it possible!

Over 900 guests were in attendance and we had an impressive group of awardees. We were also honored to have some very special guests present two of our awards: Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and actor Wendell Pierce, who has also played an important role rebuilding in New Orleans after hurricane Katrina. CHPC’s Executive Director, Jerilyn Perine, gave an update on our most recent work, which was compiled into Steering the New Course, and announced a feature soon

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