• Support CDP's Work in 2016

  • Capacity Building
    Serving new & growing non-profits, changing neighborhoods

  • Consumer Justice
    Protecting consumers and increasing financial empowerment

  • Tenants' Rights
    Preserving and promoting safe, affordable housing

  • Workers' Rights
    Combating workplace injustice

  • Research & Policy
    Helping organizations build the power of their organizing & advocacy

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What: Bronx Coalition for A Community Vision Report Release
Where: Latino Pastoral Action Center, 14 W. 170th Street, Bronx, NY
When: October 21st, 7pm to 9pm

Please join the Community Development Project at the Urban Justice Center and the PBNYC Research Team for the webinar release of our new reportA People’s Budget: A Research and Evaluation Report on Participatory Budgeting in New York City. Cycle 4: Key Research Findings.

The Community Development Project in partnership with the Stand for Tenant Safetycoalition released a new report Wednesday, September 30, documenting aggressive construction in occupied buildings and how it

On Tuesday, September 15, CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities and the Community Development Project at the Urban Justice Center released a new report, No Access: The Need for Improved Lan

CDP celebrates 15 years of supporting community movements for justice this year! Supporting Movements for Change will take place September 2016. Please check this page later for more updates and details on tickets and sponsorships.

On Thursday, April 30th, the Fees are Fraud Coalition and the Community Development Project released new findings at a City Hall press conference 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.

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CDP’s team of experienced attorneys provides a wide range of legal assistance to help advance community groups’ campaigns for social and economic justice. Our main types of legal work include:

Affordable Housing

Data in support of organizing