For over 80 years, CHPC has conducted cutting-edge, trusted research. Our methodologies combine data analysis, policy analysis, case studies, and interviews. We use the research to put forward practical policy solutions so that the City and the housing industry can better meet the needs of the population.
Our flagship research project looks at how demographic change is affecting 'the household' and how housing typologies can evolve to keep up. Visit our new Making Room exhibition at the National Building Museum in Washington DC!
Research to understand the potential value of basement apartments in the housing market and how to make it easier for more homeowners to rent out a safe and lawful apartment in the basement of their homes.
A research project to shed light on the inner workings of tax-exempt private activity bond financing and propose a series of recommendations to improve the allocation of bonds to support housing development.