Bottled Up

City Studies

Bottled Up

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

Happy Meals?

City Studies

Happy Meals?

Housing Court Help

Public Access Design

Housing Court Help

Shelter Skelter

Urban Investigations

Shelter Skelter

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

Launch event

launch event

Friday, January 13, 2017 11AM

Getting ready to apply for affordable housing takes time, and it involves more than just filling out paperwork. Each building has different income qualifications and required materials, which can make putting together a strong application confusing. What exactly is ... more

launch event

Thursday, January 12, 2017 6PM

For friends and family members of a person who’s been arrested, the act of paying bail is a stressful and confusing process. Beyond finding the money cover the cost of bail, payers also have to decide how to pay. There are usually two options: cash bail or a ... more
  • BAM Fisher Hillman Studio
    321 Ashland Place
    Brooklyn, NY 11217

launch event

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 2PM

Our newest Technical Assistance project, Engage to Change, is now available! CUP teamed up with New York Foundation, Building Movement Project, and designers WeShouldDoItAll to create Engage to Change, a slide deck that breaks down the connection between ... more

launch event

On November 9th, CUP launched Sign Up!, a pocket-sized fold-out guide that explains the right of Deaf individuals’ access to an interpreter. A collaboration of CUP, New York Lawyers for Public Interest (NYLPI) and designer Grace Robinson-Leo, the guide illustrates key ... more

launch event

Monday, July 11, 2016 7PM

Since the Fresh Kills landfill closed on Staten Island over 15 years ago, NYC has exported all of its trash to other places to be buried or burned. Everyone from government officials to local residents has debated this complicated process, but one thing all folks agree on is ... more

launch event

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 7PM

Did you know that although the Bronx Terminal Produce Market offers one of largest selections of fresh fruits & vegetables in the world, many Bronx residents feel there aren’t enough places to get fresh produce in their neighborhoods? So where does our fresh ... more

launch event

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 7PM

Many people feel that small businesses contribute to the unique character of New York City, but what happens when more and more businesses are closing?

launch event

On May 27th, 2016 students from the International Community High School presented “ICEbreaker.”

launch event

On April 18th, 2016 students from the Brooklyn International High School presented at the Bronx Zoo as part of the 2nd Annual City Wide Visionmaker Fair: High School Competition.

launch event

On January 15th, 2016 students from the Academy of Urban Planning presented “New School on the Block.”

launch event, news, workshop

Friday, November 6, 2015 12:30PM

CUP launched the Chicago edition of our What Is Affordable Housing? guidebook on Friday, November 6th at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum in conjunction with our updated What Is Affordable Housing? workshop. The event was part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial and ... more

launch event

Monday, September 21, 2015 7PM

Serving over 5 million New Yorkers daily, the NYC public transit system is the largest in North America and an essential part of city life. Riders across the city are feeling the effects of a fare hike from earlier this year and worrying that more are on the way. Why are ... more

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Child Support?!

Making Policy Public

Child Support?!

Space Jam

Urban Investigations

Space Jam

Voters Rule

City Studies

Voters Rule

Now Boarding

Urban Investigations

Now Boarding

Get It Back!

Public Access Design

Get It Back!

The Cargo Chain

Making Policy Public

The Cargo Chain

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza