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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.
November 7, 2017
More Alternatives to Alternative Financial Services Needed in the Bronx
Alternative Financial Services (AFS) – check cashing, rent-to-own stores, pop-up tax prep sites and pawn shops - are about equal in number to banks branches in the Bronx. The high interest rates and excessive fees, associated with these services, make it challenging to stay out of debt, let alone build wealth.
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.
August 7, 2015
Home for the Summer
Over 50 Bronx residents took the initial steps to learn about homeownership basics, mortgage approval eligibility, credit & savings requirements, closing grants and down payment assistance at two UNHP summer homebuyer events.
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.
November 14, 2013
“On the Ground”: Visiting UNHP Buildings in the Northwest Bronx
As part of our affordable housing mission, UNHP has lent $5.9 million in low-interest affordable housing loans, provided a range of assistance to 67 multifamily buildings and oversees the administration, management and maintenance of 24 buildings with over 1,000 units. Join UNHP board and staff for the UNHP building tour highlights.