Westhab wrapped up 2021 by closing on construction financing for two very different developments that move its mission forward. Click the image above to learn more.
The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) is teaming up with Westhab to subsidize rents at several of its multifamily residential buildings in Yonkers. Click the image above to learn more.
On September 23, 2021, Westhab held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Dayspring Campus in Yonkers. Click the image above to read the full press release.
Project Connect to Service Unsheltered Homelessness in Downtown Yonkers YONKERS, NY – June 10, 2021 — Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano joined Westhab, Inc. today to announce their partnership in the launch of Project Connect, a new pilot program targeting unsheltered homelessness in downtown Yonkers. Project Connect, housed at 100 N. Broadway, fills a void in current […]
Angelica Valentine has been deeply impacted by many of the veterans she’s worked with as Westhab’s veterans programs supervisor, but one stands out. Ed, a Marine Corps veteran, came to stay at Westhab’s 28 Pier back in 2018. Valentine found him unique in his honesty about how things fell apart for him—how he hit rock […]
Background on the Federal Fair Housing Act: Enacted in 1968, the Federal Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of housing on the basis of race, religion, national origin, and sex. It’s critical to equality in housing, but barriers to entry remain—particularly in rental housing. Federal Fair Housing legislation doesn’t stop […]
New Rochelle, NY—Westhab is pleased to announce that a newly renovated building on Fountain Place in New Rochelle has reached full occupancy. 21 Fountain Place, which formerly served as student housing for Monroe College, received a substantial renovation to provide affordable and transitional housing for 52 families. The building is being leased by Westhab from […]
Westchester County is blessed with great schools, transportation, business opportunities, and family amenities. But where is anyone to live? The low and moderate-income workforce that fuels Westchester’s economy—from the busboys clearing tables all the way to the teachers charged with educating our children—often live in counties to our north, New Jersey, Connecticut, and elsewhere and […]
At the beginning of 2018, Eric was sleeping on his mother’s living room floor; his infant son was sleeping beside him in a portable crib. After living nearly 10 years in American Samoa, where he had worked primarily as a network engineer, Eric had just moved back to New York. For 30 years, he had […]
Who would think that, after living for 62 years as a productive member of society, anyone would have to be concerned about housing after retirement? Many seniors find themselves facing this very predicament. Too often, they don’t only need to worry about possible declining health, but also about finding a clean, safe, and quiet place […]