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...
Basement Apartment Conversions

Basement Apartment Conversions

Exploring options for basement apartment conversions, to help more NYC homeowners convert their basements into safe, legal rental apartments. Making RoomCHPC’s research on basement apartment conversions was inspired by its flagship research initiative, Making...
Community Preference Policy

Community Preference Policy

Community Preference is a longstanding NYC policy that reserves 50% of units in most subsidized affordable housing developments for residents of the local Community District. New York City’s Community Preference policy is the subject of an ongoing lawsuit...
Community Preference Policy

NYC’s Opportunity Zones

CHPC created an interactive map of NYC’s Opportunity Zones and conducted analysis to understand which types of housing stock are located within them. What are Opportunity Zones? Opportunity Zones are a federal community development program meant to encourage...
Life of a Building

Life of a Building

CHPC is proud to present “Life of a Building”, an online educational game showing the challenges of keeping an old rental building in good financial and physical health. Play the game and see if you can make it to 15 years! PLAY NOW! Whether you won or you...