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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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
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 …
CHPC Holiday Event Held at MCNY
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 …Read more
Annual Winter Night at the Museum Party!
Tickets are now on sale for CHPC’s Annual NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM Winter Party!
Join us for exclusive evening access to all of the current exhibitions at the Museum of the City of New York including Affordable New York: a Housing Legacy and Jacob A. Riis: Revealing New York’s Other Half – the first major retrospective of Jacob Riis’ photography in the U.S. for 70 years.
And we will honor Susan Henshaw-Jones, Ronay Menschel, Director of the Museum of the City of New York for her services to the city and her valued partnerships with CHPC.
Enjoy the …Read more
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