The report details recommendations to reform NYCHA’s systems and services to give LEP Asian tenants genuine, meaningful access to critical information about their housing, and to allow them to participate more fully in the broader NYCHA community.
This report details strategies used by different kinds of community organizing groups to achieve policy wins and accomplishments.
The Fees are Fraud Coalition and CDP released these new findings about how landlords are using non-rent fees—charges added to monthly rent statements—as a way to push residents out of rent-stabilized apartments.
In this update, you will find information about our recently published reports as well as information about some of our current and upcoming projects and initiatives.
Summary The Northwest Queens Financial Education Network, composed of CDP, Chhaya CDC, New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE) and Queens Community House (QCH) worked on this report, which is based on 253 surveys. It explores how immigrants in Northwest Queens save
Summary CDP released this report in partnership with the Employment Law Unit at the Legal Aid Society and the National Center for Law and Economic Justice. The report highlights immense problems that workers in New York face in collecting the
Annual Review of the Research and Policy Initiative - 2015
Summary Participatory budgeting (PB) is a unique civic engagement process which allows community members—instead of elected officials alone—to determine how public funds should be spent, from start to finish. Four years ago, in 2011-12, a pilot process in four City
The Community Development Project in partnership with the Stand for Tenant Safety coalition released this report documenting aggressive construction in occupied buildings and how it is used as a tool to displace rent-regulated New York City tenants.
This report includes a set of policy recommendations focusing on four principles for the development of Jerome Avenue: Real Affordable Housing, Good Jobs and Local Hire, Strong Anti-Harassment and Anti-Displacement Policies, and Real Community Participation.