Showing entries tagged with: Ariva
July 5, 2017
UNHP Pops Up at Local Banks, Branch Openings & Bronx Neighborhoods
UNHP delivered our free financial and affordable housing services to 71 Bronx bank customers at six branches, attended the Grand Openings of three new Bronx bank branches and assisted 69 Bronxites at two off-site events in the past 5 months.
April 5, 2016
New Volunteer Initiatives Bolster UNHP Free Tax Preparation Program
UNHP's Free Tax Preparation Program is in its 9th season and still growing and improving thanks to new partners, increased volunteer efforts and enhanced on-site services.
November 5, 2015
West Farms Votes Yes for Financial Security
West Farms Social Services and UNHP were on the ballot this Election Day to offer a financial security workshop in the community room of the 8 building, 526 unit complex known as West Farms Square Plaza.
April 21, 2015
2015 UNHP Tax Wrap Up
UNHP’s Bronx Free Tax Preparation Program filed taxes for 1,501 people with 1,725 filed returns, trained 84 student volunteers, and delivered $1.9 million dollars of fee-free refunds back to the Bronx.
March 5, 2015
Too Busy to Brag
Our blog has been a little quiet in 2015 and no we have not been hibernating – we have been so busy preserving distressed multifamily housing and delivering a wide range of financial services in the Northwest Bronx that we have not had time to brag about it!
November 17, 2014
Piggy Banks, Credit Reports and a Commitment for Savings at West Farms Square
West Farms Social Services joined forces with University Neighborhood Housing Program (UNHP) to host a well- attended Credit and Savings Extravaganza at the West Farms Square affordable housing development on Wednesday, November 5th from 1 to 7pm.
July 29, 2014
A Summer Reading Must - The UNHP 2014 Biennial Report!
Even as we marked our 30th anniversary in 2013, much of our work continues to address the lasting impact of redlining, disinvestment and speculation in the Bronx. In the past two years, UNHP has made significant strides in our work to identify and improve distressed multifamily housing and bring needed resources to the Northwest Bronx.
April 2, 2014
We are the Northwest Bronx
UNHP's 2014 Free Tax Preparation Program was a resounding success! UNHP and our partners Ariva and Fordham Bedford Community Services helped clients receive $1.7 million in fee-free refunds, and access our wide range of financial education programs. Over 80 VITA trained student volunteers from Fordham University and Manhattan College provided the tax power for our program. As UNHP's 2014 tax season draws to a close, we reflect on the privilege of meeting and assisting over 1,400 residents in our community.
February 11, 2014
UNHP 2014 Tax season is up and running!
2 partner organizations, 90 student volunteers, and UNHP staff are ready to meet our goals of providing 19 free tax preparation days, and a range of financial services to 1,000 low and moderate income Bronx residents.
August 1, 2013
Looking Back at UNHP’s 2013 Tax Season
Volunteers, Partners, Funders and our Neighbors join together for a great tax season in the Northwest Bronx!