Executive Director, Jerilyn Perine was a panelist at the recently held Crain’s NYC Housing Summit. She addressed the issue of creating more housing such as basement apartments legalization and allowing buildings with small sized apartments.

“We dont have a good way to have that conversation without pitchforks and torches coming to your house.” Jerilyn Perine, executive director, Citizens Housing & Planning Council, on ostensibly reasonable but nonetheless controversial ideas for housing more New Yorkers, such as right-sizing rent-regulated and public-housing units, legalizing basement apartments, and allowing buildings with only small or dormitory-style units

Read more in Crain’s New York Business.