Research

CHPC conducts cutting-edge, trusted research that reveals new insights into issues facing the housing stock of New York City. Our methodologies combine data analysis, policy analysis, case studies, and interviews with leaders from across the housing industry and government. We use the research to put forward practical policy solutions so that the City and the housing industry can better meet the needs of the population.

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Housing & Neighborhoods

Neighborhood Conservation Districts

A Senior Practitioner Fellowship project that delved into identifying and planning ahead for areas of the city for historic preservation while allowing for development.

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Housing After a Crisis

Overmortgaged Buildings

A series of reports related to the dynamics of an overheated housing market that led to the real estate bubble of the early 2000s.

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Cost of Housing: Management & Preservation

Lead Paint Rules

Analysis of the history of lead paint regulation in New York City and the potential effects of new laws that came into effect in the early 2000s.

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Making Neighborhoods

Fabulous interactive maps using an innovative analysis of census data allows us to track the movement of demographic “clusters” around NYC--and now, the whole metro region.

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Green Buildings

Green Buildings

The work of our Green Buildings Committee, which focuses on the reforms in New York and nationally regarding the regulation of the sustainability of residential buildings.

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Making Room

Our flagship research project looks at how demographic change is affecting 'the household' and how housing typologies can to evolve to keep up.

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Inside the Rent

An interactive game that explains the costs and role of government in building new rental housing in New York City.

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Housing & Neighborhoods

Creating Aspirational Neighborhoods

Which NYC neighborhoods deserve the City’s attention and investment? This project introduces a new type of citywide analysis to focus policymakers on strategies that can ensure that our neighborhoods are rich repositories to support the needs of their residents--to lift them out of poverty and help them to prosper.

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Cost of Housing: Construction

Real Estate Tax Incentives

A variety of approaches, from industry interviews to panel debates to reports helps add to the discussion over the future of using tax incentives to address New York City’s housing needs.

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