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After visiting the Making Room exhibition earlier this year, Stephen Taul of the Georgia Institute of Technology was inspired that a design and research studio at the School of Architecture based on this initiative could be a great way to engage students as part of their interdisciplinary seminar: Net Zero Energy Housing.
Along with others at the Georgia Tech School of Architecture, he has put together a Fall 2013 Spring 2014 Design and Research Studio entitled On Urban Dwelling: Making Room in the Contemporary City
The series of seminars and studios focuses on the design and construction of medium-scaled ecologically-sensitive … Read more…
CHPC’s Executive Director, Jerilyn Perine, participated today in the panel discussion following the presentation of Three-Quarter Houses: The View from the Inside at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. This report by Robert Riggs and Tasha Burnett analyzes the role of three-quarter houses in the recovery and reintegration process for people facing substance abuse or who have been recently released from prison. The report also sheds light on the poor conditions in many three-quarter houses and the requirements that operators commonly place on residents to participate in recovery programs.
The panel discussion, which was moderated by Ann Jacobs from the … Read more…
Occasional Series Event: Three-Quarter Houses – The View From Inside – Report Release and Discussion Panel
CHPC’s Executive Director, Jerilyn Perine will take part in a discussion on “Three Quarter Houses: The View from Inside” at John Jay College. The problem of housing New York City’s most vulnerable individuals has given rise to a growing market of privately operated, for-profit residences known as Three-Quarter Houses. For all intents and purposes, these houses have become an informal extension of the City’s apparatus for keeping vulnerable men and women off of the streets. Yet they lack any formal regulation or oversight, rendering the houses invisible to most citizens and policymakers.
The findings of PRI’s research on Three-Quarter Houses … Read more…
Executive Director of CHPC, Jerilyn Perine will moderate the panel discussion ”Shared Housing Meets Micro Real Estate: Mining a Multi-Billion Dollar Underground Market in Search of Game-Changing Insights”.
Pioneering developers will discuss how they are re-imagining housing solutions for first-time urban renters and galvanizing participants in the multifamily sector to bring the shared housing model out of the shadows of the underground market. Hear about the powerful demographic, socioeconomic and psychographic trends behind the emergence of the multi-billion dollar room-share market facilitated by Craigslist and similar websites.… Read more…
CHPC Testifies In Favor of HPD’s Winning AdAPT RFP
On Wednesday, October 2nd, we testified in favor of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s application for the adAPT RFP at the hearing of the Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises of the City Council’s Land Use Committee. You can read our full testimony here:
The Citizens Housing & Planning Council supports the application of HPD’s winning AdAPT RFP submission.
Our work on this issue resulted not from a preconceived idea to advance the creation of small apartments, but rather resulted from a simple question: As our population grows how … Read more…
On Friday, August 16th, Resource Furniture marked the last month of the Making Room exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York with an exciting event: dinner for 8 served in the LaunchPad micro-unit! And their handy time-lapse camera was hiding out to capture the entire evening in under 2 minutes…Watch here!… Read more…
Other CHPC Projects
- Sandy Response
- Zone A New York
- Understanding New York City Neighborhoods in Transition
- The Future of Real Estate Tax Incentives
- Home Price Index
- Tax Lien Securitization
- The Housing Market and the Economic Crisis
- Stuyvesant Town
- Overmortgaged Buildings
- Prevailing Wages
- Lead Paint Rules
- Green Buildings
- City Charter Revision
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- CHPC visits the Making Room design studio in Atlanta, Georgia!
- CHPC Discusses Three-Quarter Houses
- Occasional Series Event: Three-Quarter Houses – The View From Inside – Report Release and Discussion Panel
- Executive Director to Moderate Panel Discussion at ULI’s Fall Meeting in Chicago
- CHPC Testifies In Favor of HPD adAPT Application
- Making Room for dinner for 8 !
- Final Month of the Making Room Exhibition!
- CHPC testifies in favor of adAPT
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