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AIA: Jerilyn Perine’s 2011 Ratensky Lecture
The annual Ratensky Lecture was initiated by the AIA New York Chapter Housing Committee in honor of Samuel Ratensky (1910-1972), an architect and housing official who was responsible for major housing initiatives in the city from 1946 to 1972, and who served as a mentor to the many architects who worked in his programs. The lecture series honors individuals who, like Sam Ratensky, have made significant lifetime contributions to the advancement of housing and community design.
And this year, we were delighted that our Executive Director, Jerilyn Perine, was invited to give a lecture based on her work as …Read more
Tax Exemption Panel Discussion
To provide a framework for the discussion of these issues, CHPC has interviewed 28 key industry participants and policy makers.
Their insights were the basis of a panel discussion held on November 17, 2011 at the JPMorgan Chase conference center in downtown Manhattan. Rafael Cestero, Managing Director of L&M Development Partners, John McCarthy, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Community Preservation Corporation, Aileen Gribbin, partner at Forsyth Street Advisors, and George Sweeting, Deputy Director of the Independent Budget Office, led by CHPC Senior Fellow Harold Shultz discussed the issues surrounding tax incentives as they are and as …Read more
Making Room – Making a Splash!Read more
11th Annual New York State Supportive Housing Conference
Jerilyn Perine participates on a panel discussing “Housing Innovation in the New Paradigm”. More information and registration here.
Housing Innovation in the New Paradigm…
Federal Reserve Healthy Communities Conference
Jerilyn Perine participates on a panel discussing “Community Developers and Health”. Invitation only event.…Read more
2011 CHPC Annual Luncheon
At the Marriott Marquis Times Square, on Thursday April 14th, we celebrated our 74th year at our Annual Luncheon.
800 industry leaders from development, banking, law, architecture, planners, government, and academia came together to network, eat lunch and to celebrate inspiring people and projects that are creating New Ideas for a New Decade; including the Arker Companies, the Hudson River Park Trust, GS Urban Investment Group, C.Virginia Fields and Artimus Construction. You can now watch all of the videos of the luncheon here.
Our line-up for the event also included special remarks by both of the new Commissioners of …Read more
Videos from CHPC’s 52nd Annual Luncheon
Thank you so much to everyone who attended our 52nd Annual Luncheon and made it such an incredible success. You can now watch all of the videos from the event here.
At the Marriott Marquis Times Square, on Thursday April 14th, 800 industry leaders from development, banking, law, architecture, planners, government, and academia came together to network, eat lunch and to celebrate inspiring people and projects that are creating New Ideas for a New Decade; including the Arker Companies, the Hudson River Park Trust, GS Urban Investment Group, C.Virginia Fields and Artimus Construction.
Our line-up also included special remarks by …Read more
APA Holds Panel on Over Mortgaged Properties
Senior Fellow Harold Shultz, along with Professor Ingrid Gould Ellen of NYU’s Furman Center and Benjamin Dulchin, Executive Director of the Association for Neighborhood Housing Developers presented their findings on the current and future impact of the mortgage crisis on New York City. The panel discussion entitled 2011: The Growing Impact of the Subprime Mortgage and Credit Crisis on New York City: A Panel Discussion was held on Monday, March 21st, 2011 under the auspices of the New York chapter of the American Planning Association.
Harold Shultz laid out the changes necessary to deal with the current unwinding …Read more
Carol Clark’s Approaches to Conserving Neighborhood Character Presented at the 2011 Fitch Forum
Presented on February 11th 2011 at Columbia University by Carol Clark, CHPC Practitioner Fellow
In New York City, a wide variety of older residential neighborhoods are suffering stunning losses of distinctive character. Whether through demolition and replacement of perfectly decent housing stock with McMansions, or from unsympathetic alterations that compromise completely the original appearance of a building with bad siding, unfortunate windows or front yards paved over with parking as we see in this example in Astoria, Queens. These changes detract from the quality of these invaluable neighborhoods. And while this problem is quite evident throughout New York City, it …Read more
Panel Debates Prevailing Wage for Affordable Housing
Senior Fellow Harold Shultz appeared today on a panel about affordable housing sponsored by the Greater New York Construction User Council. Along with Doug Apple of HPD, Elly Spicer of the carpenters union, Gary Labarbera of the Building and Construction Trade Council, and chaired by CHPC board member Richard Singer, the panel discussed various aspects of affordable housing construction in New York City. Senior Fellow Harold Shultz, citing findings in CHPC’s Prevailing Wisdom, challenged assertions by the union panel members that there was no additional cost to projects that paid union scale prevailing wages.…Read more
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