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CHPC had a wonderful day touring the real world of New York City housing! On February 28, CHPC staff members visited a number of sites in Brooklyn that are closely related to our work.
We were happy to be joined for the day by a studio of graduate students of the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Architecture. Georgia Tech professor Michael Gamble is leading a three-year design + research studio entitled, 21st Century Housing: Making Room in the Contemporary City, for students to develop fully-realized buildings that respond to environmental realities, as well as support the needs … Read more…
One of the highlights of 2013 - a year jam-packed full of landmark moments for CHPC – has been working with the Georgia Tech School of Architecture in the development of a design + research studio for graduate students entitled 21st Century Housing: Making Room in the Contemporary City.
The studio, headed by Associate Professor and Architect Michael Gamble, challenges student teams to put together full design proposals for mixed residential/commercial developments that incorporate high-performance active and passive energy systems. The brief is already extremely challenging. They have to conduct their own site selection–picking sites that are not only … Read more…
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…
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- Creating the Aspirational Community
- Sandy Response
- Zone A New York
- 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
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- Georgia Tech visits NYC
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- 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
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