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September 21, 2016
Pizza and Beer Raised to a New Standard
UNHP’s 2016 Fundraiser at The Bronx Beer Hall on Wednesday September 14, 2016 was a success! Thank you to our Cask, Keg, Growler and Pint sponsors, our raffle sponsors and the over 170 friends, community partners and corporate supporters who attended the event.
August 24, 2016
UNHP launches NYC Rent Freeze Initiative
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.
November 23, 2015
FBCS Daycare Provider Opens New Bronx Business!
Katiuska Morel, a trained and licensed daycare provider with the Fordham Bedford Community Services Early Learn Network, opened her second business, the Larimar Community Center, on Thursday, November 19, 2015.
June 22, 2015
Un Buen Domingo for 250 Attending Immigration and Financial Services Fair
Friendly, crowded and jam-packed with on-site legal, immigration, and financial services – an apt description of the June 14 Immigration and Financial Services Fair held at Our Lady of Refuge Parish Center on a Sunday (Domingo) afternoon.
April 28, 2015
FBCS Childcare Providers Graduate to Business Success!
On Wednesday, April 22, 2015, twenty-five home-based childcare providers graduated from the inaugural class of the Northwest Bronx Childcare Entrepreneurship Program. The 40 hour business growth program was offered by NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) in partnership with Citi, the University Neighborhood Housing Program (UNHP) and Fordham Bedford Community Services (FBCS).
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.
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.
October 6, 2014
UNHP Summer Sessions Offer Life-Long Financial Lessons
Summer 2014 was a time for financial learning at local senior affordable housing projects and at community group offices near our Northwest Bronx Resource Center.
August 8, 2014
What does data have to do with organizing?
Data and organizing are inextricably linked. What better way to show the collective impact of certain policies than to use data.
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.