Equity Goals for the Gowanus Rezoning

Equity Goals for the Gowanus Rezoning

CHPC presented to BK Community Board 6 on ways to ensure that the Gowanus rezoning meets citywide housing needs and advances equity goals.  In November 2020, Community Board 6 asked CHPC to give a presentation to board members around the Gowanus rezoning. Gowanus...
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 of...
Testimony: Where We Live Draft Plan

Testimony: Where We Live Draft Plan

On February 6th 2020, CHPC testified on the draft plan for Where We Live, the City of New York’s collaborative planning process to advance fair housing.  Over the course of two years, Where We Live NYC  engaged thousands of New Yorkers in discussion around the...
Testimony: Where We Live Draft Plan

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...

Testimony: Kew Gardens Hills Rezoning

CHPC testified before the New York City Council Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises on September 9th, 2019, regarding a rezoning to allow for  larger single-family homes in parts of Kew Gardens Hills, Queens.  CHPC commended the Kew Gardens Hills community for...

Testimony: 2019 Charter Reform Staff Report

On May 9th, 2019, CHPC testified before the 2019 New York City Charter Revision Commission regarding its Preliminary Staff Report . The Commission received over 300 publicly submitted Charter revision proposals, which it spent months reviewing and soliciting input on...