CHPC staff and board members are involved in a multitude of policy events throughout the year in New York City and other locations throughout the country and across Europe. Keep track of the latest CHPC events here.
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WATCH: Austin, SF & NYC, a cross-city conversation on short-term rentals
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 …Read more
80th Anniversary Luncheon – Buy tickets today!
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 …Read more
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 …Read more
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 …Read more
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.
Beds, Books, & Basements
Beds, Books, & Basements is a four-part civic conversation series engaging a select audience in provocative topics, new research, and ideas that will help shape and inform public policy.
Books: highlighting two books: The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation by Natalie Moore and Welcome to You World: How the Built Environment Shapes Our Lives by Sarah Williams Goldhagen
Natalie Moore’s new book, South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation, has provided fresh insight into the impacts of segregation in housing from the perspective of one who grew up in the black …Read more
CHPC Joins John Jay Panel on Housing and Criminal Justice
CHPC was pleased to have Executive Director Jerilyn Perine take part in a conference at CUNY’s John Jay College of Criminal Justice on October 27, 2016. The event, titled Excluded: A Dialogue on Safe, Supportive, and Affordable Housing for People with Justice System Involvement, followed a structure from the needs this population to the problems they face upon reentry to tangible policy solutions.
As the event’s organizers wrote in their introductory notes, “Everyone deserves a safe, stable place to …Read more
Buy Tickets Today! – A Night at the Museum
We are sure you have a lot to talk about…
Join us as we offer exclusive access to the incredible exhibitions at the Museum of the City of New York! Be reminded of the wonderful history of New York as a city founded on the strength and value of immigrants at the NY Core exhibition. Take a trip through the evolving history of our Zoning Resolution in the Mastering the Metropolis exhibition. And celebrate the influence of the LGBT community on the arts and culture of NYC in Gay Gotham.
We look forward to seeing you there! …Read more
CHPC Holds Summer Movie Night
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 …Read more
A Summer Night at the Movies! – August 11
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