Urban Homesteading Assistance Board

Who Is Eligible:

Members serving with The Urban Homesteading Assistance Board will help preserve affordable housing for low-income families throughout New York City through conversion of buildings to limited-equity, affordable cooperatives. Members will:
(1) be responsible for recruiting “tenant partners” in prospective buildings, and actively work with those partners to make sure that they are taking an active role in the development process;
(2) provide direct service to residents to make certain that they are prepared for the conversion process. This will include, gathering information about tenants regarding income, size of household, design preferences, and special needs;

(3) help empower residents during the relocation and rehabilitation phase of development to ensure that the ;process runs smoothly and that management is providing adequate services to residents; and,
(4) assist residents with asset development, acquiring loans for the purchase of their units, and with obtaining financial assistance for residents.

Deadline: See "How To Apply" for any applicable deadlines.
Amount: See "How To Apply" for additional information.
How to apply:

Contact: Urban Homesteading Assistance Board AmeriCorps
Mr. Brent Sharman
Program Director
120 Wall Street, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10005-3904
Phone: 212-479-3390
Fax: 212-344-6457
E-mail: sorce@uhab.org