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Faith In People.
Clinton Housing Development Company (CHDC) is a not-for-profit community-based organization founded in 1973, dedicated to building community by preserving and creating high quality, permanently affordable housing in Clinton/Hell's Kitchen. We integrate community, cultural, and green spaces into developments and provide consulting services for larger community initiatives.
What We Do
CHDC develops affordable housing for households with a wide range of incomes in the Clinton/Hell's Kitchen and Chelsea neighborhoods, as well as affordable retail and not-for-profit space.
MWS Community Planning
CHDC supports the historic Middle West Side (MWS) by providing technical assistance in planning and development for the future.
CHDC builds community in Clinton/Hell's Kitchen and Chelsea by developing green spaces, organizing tenant activities, and supporting and managing community efforts and events.
Clinton/Hell's Kitchen Studios
CHDC creates and manages affordable spaces for artists, performers, and musicians to support and expand cultural activities in the Clinton/Hell’s Kitchen community.
The Neighborhoods We Serve
Running from the Hudson River to 6th Ave from West 14th to West 26th Streets and to 8th Ave from West 26th to West 59th Streets, CHDC serves the Clinton/Hell's Kitchen and Chelsea neighborhoods on the west side of Manhattan.
Paddy's Market Historic District
Please join us on Wednesday, October 27th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm or Tuesday, November 17th from 6pm-8pm (via Zoom) for community informational meetings to discuss the proposal to create a National Register Historic District in Hells Kitchen, covering Ninth Avenue between West 35th and West 40th Streets and portions of surrounding blocks.
Explore CHDC's Work
Greening Hell's Kitchen
CHDC develops public and sidewalk gardens, plants trees, and works with other organizations to expand existing green resources block by block along the west side of Manhattan.Open Space Design & Development