Policy With A Purpose

CHPC’s mission, since 1937, is to develop and advance practical public policies that support the housing stock of the city by better understanding New York’s most pressing housing and neighborhood needs.

Rezoning SoHo/NoHo

Rezoning SoHo/NoHo

Rezoning SoHo/NoHo is a crucial first step towards a more equitable development framework for New York City.As Mayor Bill de Blasio approaches his last 15 months in office, CHPC is one of numerous advocates and policy organizations urging the City of New York to...

the final countdown
The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown

In The Final Countdown, CHPC recommends five housing policy strategies to build a more equitable New York City and to end the mayoral term with progress & results. The Final Countdown:   1. Rezone SoHo/NoHo for a more equitable NYC 2. Equitable code...

Equitable Code Enforcement

Equitable Code Enforcement

Enforcement of the city's buildings codes can keep us safe, but it can also be a major contributor to inequity in cities on a daily basis. CHPC explores how, and sets out recommendations for equitable code enforcement.CHPC is committed to advancing equity through...

Public Housing Revolution

Public Housing Revolution

The Public Housing Revolution: Lessons from London report is part of a CHPC initiative to learn about how England’s public housing conditions were radically improved, by pairing the expertise of residents with the resources of the affordable housing industry, and...

Density and COVID-19 in NYC

Density and COVID-19 in NYC

Since New York City emerged as a hotspot for COVID-19, government leaders and other prominent figures have implicated density as a reason for the growth of the pandemic in the city. Yet "density" is a catchall term that encapsulates many aspects of urban...

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