Ongoing

First-time Homebuyer Counseling

​1st and 3rd Friday of each month


11am-6pm
Northwest Bronx Resource Center

About

Interested in buying a house, co-op or condo? Want to get mortgage ready? Get all the information towards your path to homeownership at a FREE Individual Homeownership Counseling session. Appointments for free, one-on-one professional assistance to ensure you are a prepared homebuyer are available on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of every month. HUD certified Counselors can answer your questions around: 

  • Mortgage Approval Eligibility
  • Credit & Savings Requirements 
  • Closing Grants & Downpayment Assistance (over $15,000 for first time homebuyers) 

Counselors can help you submit a Prequalification and apply for grants. To request an appointment, please enter your information on the right. For more information, please call 718-933-2539. Services also available in Spanish / Servicios también ofrecidos en Español. 

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Financial Coaching

​Each Tuesday and Wednesday


Tuesdays 9:00am-5:00pm, Wednesdays 11:00am-7:00pm
Northwest Bronx Resource Center
2715 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458

About

A trained coach from The Financial Clinic can work with you on the financial goals that you determine: get a free copy of your credit report and work to resolve errors and issues, work towards a savings goal, address credit issues and judgements or any other financial issue that is your priority  

Please enter your information in the box on the right to request your appointment for free one-on-one financial coaching! You can also call us at 718-933-2539.

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Un asesor financiero entrenado de la “Clinica Financiera” Financial Clinic puede trabajar con usted para lograr sus metas financieras. Reciba una copia gratis de su reporte de crédito, y trabajen juntos para resolver errores en su crédito, ahorrar y solucionar problemas de colecciones.

¡Ponga su información en la caja a la derecha para pedir su cita con un asesor financiero! También nos puede llamar al 718.933.2539.

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Access to Health Care & Benefits

By appointment


Part of the Solution (POTS)
2759 Webster Avenue
Bronx, NY

About

​The Northwest Bronx Resource Center is now referring Bronxites with health care enrollment and benefits screening concerns to POTS, where they can meet with a navigator and get all their questions asked. Navigators and Benefits coordinators are available to help you navigate any concerns around healthcare applications, benefits (SNAP, WIC, etc.), finding free & low-cost healthcare, finding a doctor and programs you qualify for and more.  

Contact us at:  

  • ResourceCenter@unhp.org
  • (718) 933-2539    

so we can schedule the right appointment for you! 

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Foreclosure Prevention

​1st and 3rd Thursday of each month


9am-4pm
Northwest Bronx Resource Center
2715 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458

About

Are you at risk of foreclosure? Have you missed payments or do you think you might miss a payment soon? Speak with a HUD certified counselor who can help you stay in your home. Make your appointment today; the sooner, the better. Enter your information in the box on the right to request an appointment. You can also call us at 718-933-2539.

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SCRIE/DRIE Rent Freeze Application

​Wednesdays/Miércoles 10am-4pm 


10:00am-4:00pm
Refuge House
2715 Bainbridge Ave
corner of East 196th St
Bronx, NY 10458

About

​Seniors—Are you Worried about your Rent going Up?

Are you or anyone in your household at least 62 years of age or disabled (receives SSI/SSD benefits)? If so, you may be eligible to have your rent frozen through the NYC Rent Freeze Program (SCRIE/DRIE). UNHP can help determine if you qualify and assist with application. Tenant must attend appointment with all required documents. Sessions available from 10:00am-4:00pm.

*Combined household income must be $50,000 or less: and you must pay more than 1/3 of monthly income on rent. Section 8 recipients or NYCHA tenants are not eligible.*

Call UNHP today at 718-933-2539 or RSVP in the box on the right, we can help you apply!

Personas Mayores - ¿Preocupado que su Alquiler Aumente?

¿Usted o alguien en su casa tiene por lo menos 62 años de edad o esta discapacitado (recibe beneficios de SSI/SSD)? Si es así, puede ser elegible para que su renta sea congelada, a través del Programa de Renta Congelada de NYC (SCRIE). Ayudar con aplicaciones entre las 10:00am-4:00pm.

*Ingreso combinado debe ser de $50,000 o menos; y los gastos de alquiler debe ser más de 1/3 de los ingresos mensuales. Si ya recibe Sección 8 o eres inquilino de NYCHA, no eres elegible.*   

Llame a UNHP al 718-933-2539 o ponga su información en la caja a la derecha para registrarse, ¡podemos ayudarle a aplicar! 

*Nearby transportation includes the Bx34 bus on both Bainbridge and Valentine Avenues, the D or B trains to Bedford Park Blvd, and the Bx1, Bx2 buses on the Grand Concourse.*

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Getting Ahead Workshop (Spanish)

Each Thursday for 5 weeks beginning September 15th 2016. Cada Jueves por 5 semanas empezando el 15 de Septiembre 2016.


6:00-8:00pm
2668 Decatur Avenue, B1
Bronx, NY 10458

About

​¿Trabajas por su propia cuenta y esta interesado en estabilidad financiera? ¡UNHP le puede ayudar! Ayuda gratuita y profesional está disponible. Tome control de sus finanzas en el próximo Taller de Educación Financiera, patrocinado por University Neighborhood Housing Program. El curso, en Español, empieza el Jueves, 15 de Septiembre de 6:00-8:00PM en 2668 Decatur Avenue. Se reúne por 5 sesiones, 1 día a la semana, cubriendo varios temas como embargos, agencias de colecciones, crédito, préstamos estudiantiles, ahorros y más. 

Participantes recibirán copias de su reporte de crédito y un análisis, junto con asistencia en establecer crédito y manejar sus deudas. Graduados reciben un certificado de compleción y un plan de gastos detallado. Acceso a un paquete bancario y ayuda 1-a-1 también está disponible.

¡Regístrese hoy! Registre su información en la caja a la derecha para inscribirse, llame al 718-933-2539 o visite www.unhp.org.

Espacio limitado. Taller también es ofrecido en Ingles. 

Workshops are also available in English. Call for upcoming dates.

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Upcoming

UNHP 2016 Bronx Beer Hall Fundraiser
Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016
6:30pm-9:30pm
September 14, 2016, 6:30pm-9:30pm

Bronx Beer Hall, inside the Arthur Avenue Retail Market
2344 Arthur Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458

About

You are invited to University Neighborhood Housing Program’s Bronx Beer Hall Fundraiser! The Fundraiser will be held on Wednesday evening, September 14th, 2016 at the Bronx Beer Hall, located in the historic Arthur Avenue Retail Market.

We have much to celebrate this year and hope that you will join us to raise a glass – our specially imprinted UNHP beer glass – of course. The Bronx Beer Hall offers local craft brewed beers, a retail market setting, and a variety of gourmet pizza.

The Bronx Beer Hall is located in the Arthur Avenue Retail Market, between 186th Street and Crescent Avenue. There is a municipal lot across the street on Arthur Avenue and metered parking. The Metro North stop at Fordham Road is the closest walking distance to the beer hall. The D train to Fordham Road is a short cab ride away or a 10 block walk.

Please visit our Donate page for ticket and sponsorship information. 

Please feel free to contact Catherine Clarke or Niki Quiterio at 718-933-3101 (or via email - clarke@unhp.org, nquiterio@unhp.org) if you have any questions.

Past

Informational Workshop on City's New Discounted Water Rate Program
Friday, Jun 17, 2016
9:00am-11:0am
June 17, 2016, 9:00am-11:0am

Enterprise Community Partners
1 Whitehall Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10004

About

​Informational Workshop on the City's New Discounted Water Rate Program for Affordable Multi-Family Housing

Join LISC New York City, Enterprise and University Neighborhood Housing Program on Friday, June 17th for an informational workshop on New York City’s new Discounted Water Rate Program for affordable multi-family housing. Representatives from HPD and HDC will be in attendance to answer questions on the new program which will offer a $250 credit per apartment for water and sewer charges for affordable multi-family housing that is under an affordability regulatory agreement.

Topic:  NYC Discounted Water Rate Program for Multi-family Affordable Housing
When:  Friday, June 17th from 9 - 11AM
Where: Enterprise Community Partners at 1 Whitehall Street, 11th Floor

(1 Whitehall Street is a block away from the South Ferry Stop on the 1 train and the Bowling Green stop on the 4 train.)

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First-time Homebuyer Expo
Saturday, Apr 16, 2016
10:00am-4:00pm
April 16, 2016, 10:00am-4:00pm

Refuge House
2715 Bainbridge Avenue, off of East 196th St
Bronx, NY 10458

About

Interested in buying your own home? Are you mortgage ready? Become a savvy homeowner and get answers to your important questions at this expo.

How important is credit? How much is needed for a down payment? What are the benefits of renting vs. owning?

Attend workshops and speak to counselors, lenders and more throughout the day to learn everything you need to know about owning a home. Receive a HUD Certified 1st Time Homebuyer Certificate of Attendance!

Attend these Workshops:

  Workshop I, 11:00am-1:00pm

  • Steps needed to Prepare for Home Ownership (Affordability: Income, Credit, Assets & Property)
  • Shopping for a Home (Types of Properties, Roles: Realtor, Appraiser, Home Inspectors, Title Company & Attorney)

  Workshop II, 2:00pm-4:00pm

  • Obtaining a Mortgage (Types of Loans, Loan Approval Process & Closing)
  • Life as a Home Owner: Maintaining the Home and On-time Payments

Also available on-site:

  • Credit Reports
  • Pre-Qualifications
  • Counseling Appointments and more

Be sure to bring your income documents (Income Tax Returns, Pay Stubs, etc.) to get the process started! Enter your information in the box at the right to RSVP for this event! Información también sera disponible en Español. ¡Ponga su información en la caja a la derecha para registrarse!

Free Tax Prep at Monterey Cornerstone Community Center
Saturday, Mar 19, 2016
10 am until 4 pm
March 19, 2016, 10 am until 4 pm

Monterey Cornerstone Community Center
2100 Monterey Avenue
Bronx, New York 10457
(718) 367-6689
Off of East 180th Street between Lafontaine and Bathgate Avenue
South of St. Barnabas Hospital

About

​Get your Federal and State taxes filed for free at the Monterey Community Center, Saturday March 19th from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

This IRS VITA service is available for individuals earning $30,00 or less and families earning less than $53,000.

Walk- Ins are welcome.

At your tax appointment, you will need to bring the following documents (if applicable for 2015):

  • A photo ID for you and your spouse (if filing a joint return, spouse must be present)
  • Social Security cards or Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) for you and everyone on your tax return (this includes your spouse and dependents)
  • W-2s for all jobs or if self-employed, you must know total amount of earning and expenses
  • Award letter from the Social Security Administration
  • Childcare expenses: amount paid and child care agency’s EIN number or babysitter’s name and SSN 
  • Additional forms of any other income or tax-related documentation you have received (1099G for Unemployment, 1098T for tuition payments etc.)
  • For refund to be direct deposited, please have a sample check or routing and account number
  • If your Health Insurance coverage was through the Marketplace: Form 1095-A and/or 1095-C

We do not file complicated & advanced schedules/returns.

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