It's Not Just Personal

Making Policy Public

It's Not Just Personal

How Can I Improve My Park?

Making Policy Public

How Can I Improve My Park?

Who Makes Bail?

Urban Investigations

Who Makes Bail?

Don't Get Iced

Public Access Design

Don't Get Iced

Get It Back!

Public Access Design

Get It Back!

Yours to Keep

Making Policy Public

Yours to Keep

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.

Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

The Newtown Creek BOA

Technical Assistance

The Newtown Creek BOA

The Public School Avengers

Urban Investigations

The Public School Avengers

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

Public Access Design

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Voice Recognition

Urban Investigations

Voice Recognition

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change