Showing entries tagged with: Seniors

May 24, 2017

Is the Bronx Building? Look for Yourself // Views from the Northwest Bronx

by UNHP
The Bronx is under construction: cranes, excavators, scaffolding, and green demolition fences are everywhere. For long-time community staffers and residents in the northwest Bronx, the building and demolition we see as we walk to work, lunch, or the train is unprecedented.
December 19, 2016

The Wilton Welcomes a New Name and Upgrades for the Holidays

by UNHP
Along with a new name, The Wilton, etched above their front door, the 32 families who reside in the buildings at Anthony and Tremont Avenues have also received new windows and public improvements in time for the holidays.
August 24, 2016

UNHP launches NYC Rent Freeze Initiative

by UNHP
​For most people affordable housing is the housing they live in now. UNHP is expanding our services at the Northwest Bronx Resource Center to include assistance with the NYC Rent Freeze Program for Bronx senior citizens and people with disabilities to help insure that they can continue to remain in their apartments despite fixed and low-incomes.
March 21, 2016

UNHP “Senior Days” Provide Tax Preparation and Homeowner Assistance

by UNHP
March Madness at UNHP means a busy schedule of free financial services for senior citizens, including four mobile free tax preparation days at low-income senior residences and a Homeowner Resource Fair with foreclosure prevention services for at-risk older homeowners in our community.
July 2, 2014

Northwest Bronx Collaborative is Cooking

by UNHP
​The Northwest Bronx Collaborative hosted a Memorial Day Barbecue for the senior citizens and handicapped residents of 5 affordable housing projects in our northwest Bronx community. The seniors and party-goers enjoyed a great afternoon of tasty barbecue, raffles, games of skill, music and dancing thanks to the shared efforts of the three groups that are members of the newly formed collaborative.
March 11, 2014

Bronx Builds “Characters”

by UNHP
UNHP had the opportunity to file taxes for some long-time Bronx residents, who shared a slice of their life history and good humor.
February 24, 2014

​UNHP Takes Tax Prep on the Road

by UNHP
In addition to our tax days held at the Northwest Bronx Resource Center at Refuge House, UNHP takes our free tax prep program on the road to accommodate Bronx seniors living in local partner senior housing developments. The senior or HUD 202 Housing offers affordable, independent-living rental units for low income senior citizens. UNHP partners with Rose Hill Apartments, Serviam Gardens, Edison Arms and Msgr. Fiorentino Apartments.

“UNHP has emerged as a thought leader on multi-family housing distress-a key issue facing all boroughs of New York City.”

— Rafael E. Cestero - President Community Preservation Corporation and former NYC Housing Commissioner