Showing entries tagged with: northwest-bronx-community-clergy-coalition
March 2, 2023
40 Years of Highlights - UNHP Timeline
Forty years is an accomplishment for any community organization and one that University Neighborhood Housing Program (UNHP) does not take lightly. Check out the UNHP timeline with pictures and highlights of our history and accomplishments.
May 4, 2022
New Windows and More for the Seniors at Edison Arms!
Thanks to roughly $500,000 of funding secured by UNHP through the NYS Weatherization Assistance Program, Edison Arms, a senior-citizen affordable housing development in Bedford Park will undergo a series of energy-saving renovations.
November 4, 2019
To Stop Displacement, Disclose the Data! by Guest Blogger Gregory Jost
The NWBCCC Reinvestment Project and UNHP are featured in this essay by Gregory Jost, a former UNHP staff member, and valued colleague. The essay was originally published by Urban Ominibus and developed out of Greg's research for a book on redlining in the Bronx. It demonstrates how data was an important organizing tool in the early days of the Community Reinvestment Act and remains important today as displacement and speculation threaten the Bronx and other low-income neighborhoods in NYC.
October 28, 2019
Volunteers + Partners + Bronxites = Successful 2019 Bronxtober Fest!
29 Fordham University and Manhattan College student volunteers + 10 community partners + 2 housing workshops + 151 Bronxites + UNHP = 1 productive day for all at UNHP's 3rd annual Bronxtober Resource Fest!
June 22, 2019
Trifecta has UNHP Buzzing!
UNHP is still buzzed from our Reclaiming Our Community Thru Affordable Housing, Art and Services Day on June 19th. The trifecta of events included a luncheon and information session for building operators, a ceremonial ribbon cutting at the mural created by The Royal KingBee and a well-attended Community Resource Fair.
July 19, 2018
Looking Back and Thinking Forward: Community Reinvestment Act at 40
On June 28, 2018, UNHP hosted a well-attended forum on the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) as it moves towards modernization, 40+ years after it was first legislated.
June 13, 2017
The Bronx Talks Back 2 // Views from the Northwest Bronx
UNHP is sharing the northwest Bronx views of neighborhood residents, community leaders, Bronx community development professionals and UNHP board members.
November 30, 2016
Over 60 Bronx Tenants Seek Assistance at UNHP Housing Resource Fair
On Wednesday, November 30th, UNHP organized a Tenant Housing Fair providing information and assistance with eviction prevention, legal services, rental subsidies and other services to help Bronxites remain in their apartments, understand their rights and available resources.
November 13, 2015
UNHP Executive Director Jim Buckley Honored at NWBCCC “Forty y Fuerte” Gala
On Friday, October 30th 2015, UNHP Executive Director Jim Buckley, along with Council Member Ritchie Torres, Fernando Carlo, & Joyce Davis, was honored at the Northwest Bronx Community & Clergy Coalition's "Forty y Fuerte" 40th Anniversary Gala held at Fordham University's McGinley Center Ballroom.