Hello, My Name is Minimum Wage

City Studies

Hello, My Name is Minimum Wage

Carbon City

City Studies

Carbon City

What's in the Water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the Water?

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

Public Access Design

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Lunchroom Digest

City Studies

Lunchroom Digest

Print Ready, Set, Apply! Translations

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 affordable housing, and what does it take to qualify to live in it? How much money should you save and what kind of credit do you need to have? 

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD) approached CUP to help create Ready, Set, Apply!, a guide to applying for affordable housing subsidized by HPD and the New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC). This guide lays out each step of the application process, how to organize a strong application for an affordable housing unit, and provides referrals to other resources that can support your application.

In 2017, CUP partnered with HPD to translate Ready, Set, Apply! into six additional languages, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Traditional), Haitian Creole, Korean, and Russian.

To download the Arabic edition click here.

To download the Bengali edition click here.

To download the Chinese (Traditional) edition click here.

To download the Haitian Creole edition click here.

To download the Korean edition click here.

To download the Russian edition click here.

In 2018, CUP and HPD collaborated again to translate Ready, Set, Apply! into 10 more languages, Albanian, Chinese (Simplified), French, Hindi, Italian, Polish, Punjabi, Urdu, Yiddish, and Yoruba.

To download the Albanian edition click here.

To download the Chinese (Simplified) edition click here.

To download the French edition click here.

To download the Hindi edition click here.

To download the Italian edition click here.

To download the Polish edition click here.

To download the Punjabi edition click here.

To download the Urdu edition click here.

To download the Yiddish edition click here.

To download the Yoruba edition click here.

Air Fair?

City Studies

Air Fair?

Your Truth, Your Rights

Public Access Design

Your Truth, Your Rights

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Technical Assistance

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

The Public School Avengers

Urban Investigations

The Public School Avengers

Bail's Set... What's Next?

Public Access Design

Bail's Set... What's Next?

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Bail's Set... What's Next?

Public Access Design

Bail's Set... What's Next?

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights