From Cellblock to Your Block

Urban Investigations

From Cellblock to Your Block

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Public Access Design

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Public Access Design

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Is Suspension The Solution?

City Studies

Is Suspension The Solution?

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Shelter Skelter

Urban Investigations

Shelter Skelter

Print Is Your Neighborhood Getting Too Expensive? - Simplified Chinese

Rent stabilization is a law that makes housing more affordable to thousands of New Yorkers by limiting how often and how much rent can go up. But tenants don’t always know their rights, and are sometimes afraid to demand them. Landlords eager to cash in on increasing property values often pressure tenants to move out, and harass them to make it difficult for them to stay.

In 2013, CUP collaborated with the Chinatown-based organization CAAAV and designers IntraCollaborative to create a Chinese and English fold-out poster that helps all tenants, including rent stabilized tenants, know and claim their rights. CAAAV recognized that, despite important laws on the books, many people couldn’t access their rights because they didn’t know about them, and as a result were being illegally evicted. The project has been developed into a Spanish-language edition and a subway poster campaign. It has been so successful that the New York City Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD) approached CUP about updating and adapting it to reach a larger audience in 2017.

The poster provides information on how to challenge harassment and other illegal practices, and how to find tenant resources. The HPD version also includes content explaining new and updated policies to combat harassment and discrimination in housing.

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance

We Are Public Housing

Making Policy Public

We Are Public Housing

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?

Technical Assistance

What Do Incarcerated Parents Need to Know About ACS?

What is asylum?

Making Policy Public

What is asylum?

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Your School, Your Choice!

Making Policy Public

Your School, Your Choice!

Show Me the Money!

City Studies

Show Me the Money!