Innovative housing and planning policy is a gift for all seasons.

Our Initiatives

Featured Initiatives

View All

Featured publications

Design & Housing Typologies

Home Truths: A Survey of Unmet Housing Need in Lower-Density Districts

How well is the housing in low-density districts meeting the needs of residents? CHPC asked 805 New Yorkers to find out.

Find out more
Process

Brutal Bureaucracy Follow-up: Additional Housing Connect Analysis

CHPC expands its analysis of affordable housing lease-up times with new, more granular data.

Find out more
Design & Housing Typologies

Basement Apartment Conversion Pilot Program Interim Report

The focus of this interim report is to describe why properties did or did not advance through the pilot and to outline additional changes that would enable the implementation of an effective legalization program at scale.

Find out more
CHPC Global

A tour of six notable refugee housing projects in Europe: a mini-directory

In its directory of housing projects, CHPC describes a range of facilities employed by cities to house refugees, including emergency shelters, temporary housing structures, and short-term and long-term construction projects.

Find out more
Design & Housing Typologies

From Lot to Neighborhood to City: An Action Plan for Basement Flood Safety & Stormwater Equity

CHPC’s new report on basement flood safety & stormwater equity explores possible interventions designed for city-, neighborhood-, and lot-level accountability.

Find out more
Design & Housing Typologies

Onward and Upward: A Technical Guide to Zoning Reform

Onward and Upward offers a detailed guide to the zoning and regulatory changes necessary to create a new housing supply with a focus on affordability, equity, sustainability, and economic recovery.

Find out more

Gems from the Archive

CHPC IN THE NEWS

Read more