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.
A case-study examination of the hurdles in NYC’s zoning and housing regulations that prevent buildings from reaching their full potential as prescribed, creating an inefficiency that robs the city’s housing stock of units.
Which NYC neighborhoods deserve the City’s attention and investment? This project introduces a new type of citywide analysis to focus policymakers on strategies that can ensure that our neighborhoods are rich repositories to support the needs of their residents--to lift them out of poverty and help them to prosper.
Part of our founding missing, following and advising the changes to NYC’s Zoning Resolution is still at the core of what CHPC does. Our Zoning Committee is made up of some of the city’s most knowledgeable and influential practitioners.
The history of the Stuyvesant Town development is complex and fascinating. CHPC has done historical research into its planning, which spawned a stage play, and analyzed the legal issues surrounding this huge development.