What’s wrong with NYC housing? A lot, these folks say

What’s wrong with NYC housing? A lot, these folks say

The Real Deal, Aug 26 2020 “It is really important that affluent neighborhoods that have been incredibly privileged realize that their privilege comes at someone else’s expense,” Katz said. “Until the Upper East Side is willing to allow new development, we’re not...
Debunking the Density Myth

Debunking the Density Myth

On August 4th, CHPC & TransitCenter hosted a virtual event to discuss our research showing the lack of association between population density & rates of COVID-19. When New York emerged as the site of the initial COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S., pundits and...
What’s wrong with NYC housing? A lot, these folks say

NY Daily News Op-Ed: Don’t Blame Density for COVID

NY Daily News Op-Ed: Don’t Blame Density for COVID Don’t blame density for COVID: The coronavirus shouldn’t become an excuse to make cities more spread out By Jessica KatzMay 26, 2020 Many prominent government leaders have blamed density for New York City’s...
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...
CHPC Event: A/Cs for New Yorkers During COVID-19

CHPC Event: A/Cs for New Yorkers During COVID-19

CHPC Event: A/Cs for New Yorkers During COVID-19 On May 29th, CHPC hosted a virtual event to discuss the City’s plan to distribute air conditioners to senior New Yorkers this summer.   Thank you to our event sponsor: Speakers included: Eric Klineberg, author...
City Limits: COVID-19 Housing Policy Solutions

City Limits: COVID-19 Housing Policy Solutions

Audio: Call for NYC to Retool its Housing Strategy After COVID-19 By Jarrett Murphy & Sadef Ali KullyApril 28, 2020 New York City is closing fast on the next rent due date, May 1, wondering how many tenants will pay their landlords in full—a month after the last...