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.

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Housing for Essential Workers

Housing for Essential Workers

We applauded, shouted our thanks, and rattled pots and pans at 7pm every night. Now what? Essential workers need affordable housing.New York City owes a debt of gratitude to its essential workers, who have battled to sustain the city in some of its darkest days....

Vienna Social Housing Webcast

Vienna Social Housing Webcast

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF...VIENNA SOCIAL HOUSING!Join CHPC and three Viennese housing experts as we go under the hood of their social housing system!Vienna's social housing is famously well-managed and maintained. What can we learn for improving NYC...

Rezoning SoHo/NoHo

Rezoning SoHo/NoHo

Rezoning SoHo/NoHo is a crucial first step towards a more equitable development framework for New York City.CHPC has been a leading voice in discussions surrounding the ongoing process to rezone SoHo/NoHo. Although the lower Manhattan neighborhood was once a haven...

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...

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