CHPC’s mission, since 1937, is to develop and advance practical public policies that support the housing stock of the city by better understanding New York’s most pressing housing and neighborhood needs.

Community Preference Policy in NYC

Community Preference is a longstanding New York City policy that reserves 50 percent of the units in certain subsidized affordable housing developments for residents of the local Community District. The policy is the subject of...

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Co-op & Condo Tax Abatement Analysis

As part of an urgent response to support NYCHA, Citizens Housing & Planning Council (CHPC) put forth a bold idea to reform New York City’s Co-op & Condo Tax Abatement program to help the city pay for NYCHA’s capital...

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News & Events

CHPC hosts annual study trip for Israeli planners

In June of 2019, Citizens Housing & Planning Council, together with the Charles H. Revson Foundation, hosted a study trip for public policy and urban planning professionals from Israel who came to learn about affordable...

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