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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 …Read more
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.Read more
Making Room Virtual Tour
MAKING ROOM: A VIRTUAL TOUR
The “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 …Read more
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!Read more
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.
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 …Read more
Making Room for dinner for 8 !
On Friday, August 16th, Resource Furniture marked the last month of the Making Room exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York with an exciting event: dinner for 8 served in the LaunchPad micro-unit! And their handy time-lapse camera was hiding out to capture the entire evening in under 2 minutes…Watch here!…Read more
Joseph Lhota speaks at our luncheon
Former head of the MTA, Joseph Lhota, speaks at the CHPC Annual Luncheon…Read more
CHPC on PBS!
We were so excited to see our Deputy Director, Sarah Watson, on PBS NewsHour! See her talk about the micro-living phenomenon here.Read more
Thanks to everyone who made our Annual Luncheon a great one!
We were delighted to celebrate our 54th Annual Luncheon on Thursday April 4 with so many wonderful colleagues! Our extraordinary honorees moved us all with thoughtful speeches connecting the work of the housing and planning industry with improvements to the lives of our population and a better future for NYC’s communities.
In case anyone had missed all the media coverage, Executive Director Jerilyn Perine updated the audience on CHPC’s busy year. HPD Commissioner Mathew Wambua made an exciting announcement extending the adAPT NYC Competition to a number of new sites in the city over the summer. And mayoral candidate Joe …Read more