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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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 …Read more
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.…Read more
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
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 …Read more
2015 Awardee – Jessica Katz
Assistant Commissioner, Special Needs Housing
NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development
Ibo Balton (1954-2007) was an urban planner whose career improved the lives of people through the planned rehabilitation and new construction of affordable housing, and the creation of local retail and much needed community facilities. Ibo’s work at the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development from 1986 through 2007 took him to deprived communities in the South Bronx and Brooklyn, but he is best remembered for his groundbreaking work in Harlem, where he lived and worked. This award, named in his honor, …Read more
2015 Awardee – Howard Slatkin
Deputy Executive Director for Strategic Planning
NYC Department of City Planning
“Planning is the science of everything in New York City.”
Howard Slatkin, Deputy Director for Strategic Planning for the New York City Department of City Planning has always been interested in helping people make sense of how the world around us works, from the smallest scale to the largest. As an undergraduate at Brown University, Slatkin left the study of physics, which seeks to explain how matter behaves, for history, which seeks to explain how behavior matters. Howard is from northern New …Read more
Private Activity Bond Panel
Yesterday morning’s breakfast panel on Private Activity Bonds (PABs) in New York was a great success. Over 50 professionals from the housing and finance sectors came together to hear more about our report, Pump Up the Volume: Recommendations to Improve the Allocation of Private Activity Bonds to Better Support Housing in New York State.
The CHPC study is the first to examine how PABs are used in New York State, thanks to data provided by government agencies and to public records on bond issues. The study highlights the importance of PABs for housing development despite a bond allocation process …Read more
2015 Annual Luncheon
Please join us and 1,000 of New York’s best and brightest in the housing industry as we come together to celebrate the first year of Mayor de Blasio’s historic Housing New York: A Five Borough, Ten Year Plan at CHPC’s 56th Annual Luncheon.
Wednesday April 29th
New York Marriott Marquis
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.
Hon. Bill de Blasio
Mayor of the City of New York
Impact Award for Housing
Nixon Peabody Affordable Housing Group
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Breakfast Panel: Private Activity Bonds in New York
Please join us the morning of Wednesday, March 18th for a breakfast panel discussion on the allocation and use of tax-exempt private activity bonds for housing, following our Pump Up the Volume report.
To register for the event, please RSVP here.
Richard Gerwitz, Citibank
Marvin Markus, Goldman Sachs
Joan Tally, Morgan Stanley
Richard Roberts, Red Stone Equity Partners
See the full report here.…Read more
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