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CHPC Discusses Three-Quarter Houses
CHPC’s Executive Director, Jerilyn Perine, participated today in the panel discussion following the presentation of Three-Quarter Houses: The View from the Inside at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. This report by Robert Riggs and Tasha Burnett analyzes the role of three-quarter houses in the recovery and reintegration process for people facing substance abuse or who have been recently released from prison. The report also sheds light on the poor conditions in many three-quarter houses and the requirements that operators commonly place on residents to participate in recovery programs.
The panel discussion, which was moderated by Ann Jacobs from the …Read more
Occasional Series Event: Three-Quarter Houses – The View From Inside – Report Release and Discussion Panel
CHPC’s Executive Director, Jerilyn Perine will take part in a discussion on “Three Quarter Houses: The View from Inside” at John Jay College. The problem of housing New York City’s most vulnerable individuals has given rise to a growing market of privately operated, for-profit residences known as Three-Quarter Houses. For all intents and purposes, these houses have become an informal extension of the City’s apparatus for keeping vulnerable men and women off of the streets. Yet they lack any formal regulation or oversight, rendering the houses invisible to most citizens and policymakers.
The findings of PRI’s research on Three-Quarter Houses …Read more
Executive Director to Moderate Panel Discussion at ULI’s Fall Meeting in Chicago
Executive Director of CHPC, Jerilyn Perine will moderate the panel discussion “Shared Housing Meets Micro Real Estate: Mining a Multi-Billion Dollar Underground Market in Search of Game-Changing Insights”.
Pioneering developers will discuss how they are re-imagining housing solutions for first-time urban renters and galvanizing participants in the multifamily sector to bring the shared housing model out of the shadows of the underground market. Hear about the powerful demographic, socioeconomic and psychographic trends behind the emergence of the multi-billion dollar room-share market facilitated by Craigslist and similar websites.…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
Post Election Party – SAVE THE DATE
Don’t miss CHPC’s Post-Election Party!
November 20, 2013 6pm+
Museum of the City of New York
Join us to chat, debate, speculate, and gossip as a new era begins in New York City.
Private access to the museum galleries, other entertainment, and very special guests.
More information to follow.…Read more
Bronx Pro Cuts Ribbon at New Bronx Park
CHPC was glad to be on hand for the opening and dedication of Hayden Lord Park in the West Bronx. The park is the capstone of a development led by the Bronx Pro Group and the DreamYard Project. Situated on NYCHA land, the park accompanies the completion of more than 500 affordable housing units at the University Consolidated site. It adds communal outdoor space to this revitalized neighborhood.
Tim Lord, Co-Executive Director of DreamYard, opened the proceedings. His touching introduction dedicated the park to his late son, whose memory the park honors. The dozens in attendance appreciated his heartfelt …Read more
Ginsberg Fellow Alumni Summer Party
We had such a wonderful time last night at our annual summer party for our Ginsberg Fellow alumni in Jackson Heights! Many thanks to Chhaya Community Development Corporation for being such gracious hosts.
The weather was absolutely perfect as we enjoyed a guided tour of the neighborhood by Chhaya Executive Director, Seema Agnani, and then ate a smorgasbord of North Indian delicacies, washed down with wine and accompanied by great conversation on Chhaya’s beautiful terrace.
We’ve been running the Fellowship for 6 years now and our alumni group have all gone on to an incredible array of jobs in the …Read more
Joseph Lhota speaks at our luncheon
Former head of the MTA, Joseph Lhota, speaks at the CHPC Annual Luncheon…Read more
Final Month of the Making Room Exhibition!
We are now well into the final month of Making Room: New Models for Housing New Yorkers which is closing on September 2. We’ll be so sad to see it go!
If you do decide to visit the exhibition in the next few weeks, you may come across some special surprises…To commemorate its final run, the Museum of the City of New York are hosting a series of events showing visitors how they can live, decorate, cook and organize in small spaces – all taking place in the LaunchPad micro-unit in the exhibit.
Visitors will experience not just the 325-square …Read more
CHPC Goes to Coney Island!
On Tuesday, CHPC staff visited Coney Island to tour the nearly-complete Coney Island Commons – the fantastic result of a collaboration between CHPC board members Andrea Kretchmer, Larry Hirschfield and William Stein. Coney Island Commons is a mixed-use affordable housing development anchored by a community center to be operated by the YMCA of Greater New York.
When complete, Coney Island Commons will provide the neighborhood with 195 high-quality residential units for rent to low and middle-income families. In an effort to address neighborhood disaster-recovery challenges, 39 of the 195 units have been specially reserved for those applicants who were displaced …Read more
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