MHACY Launches Campaign to Recruit Landlords to Section 8 Program

In an effort to attract more rental property owners to sign up to become Section 8 landlords, the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers has launched a new campaign highlighting the benefits of the rent subsidy program. The Yonkers Landlord Housing Choice Voucher program, also known as the Section 8 program, is [...]

By |2021-04-08T15:07:38-04:00April 8th, 2021|News|Comments Off on MHACY Launches Campaign to Recruit Landlords to Section 8 Program

MHACY Launches Vaccine Education Campaign with NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

MHACY Launches Vaccine Education Campaign with NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital   NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital physician produces informational video to allay fears and encourage vaccination against Covid-19 YONKERS, NY - (March 29, 2021) – With vaccination rates lagging behind in many communities of color, the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) has launched [...]

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MHACY Launches Vaccine Education Campaign with NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

MHACY Launches Vaccine Education Campaign with NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital physician produces informational video to allay fears and encourage vaccination against Covid-19 YONKERS, NY - (March 29, 2021) – With vaccination rates lagging behind in many communities of color, the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) has launched a [...]

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MHACY Seniors Get Second Round of Vaccines

More than 250 MHACY Senior Citizens got their second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination on March 4 at the Nodine Hill Community Center in Yonkers. Wilson Kimball, President and CEO of the Municipal Housing Authority for Yonkers, thanked Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Department of Health. Residents received their first [...]

By |2021-03-08T15:48:13-05:00March 8th, 2021|News|Comments Off on MHACY Seniors Get Second Round of Vaccines

New MHACY Book Club Giving Away Former Gov. David Paterson’s New Book

MHACY has started a new Book Club for its residents.  Each month MHACY President and CEO, Wilson Kimball, will recommend a new book she's reading to MHACY residents. In March they will be reading Former NYS Governor David Paterson's book, "Black, Blind, & In Charge: A Story of Visionary Leadership and Overcoming Adversity." Gov. [...]

By |2021-03-05T13:49:01-05:00March 5th, 2021|News|Comments Off on New MHACY Book Club Giving Away Former Gov. David Paterson’s New Book

Young Women to Tutor Students and Seniors on New Computer Tablets

Five young women have been assigned to help MHACY residents navigate new computer tablets they received thanks to the ConnectHomeUSA Initiative through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These tutors will help in a variety of ways from assisting children with academic assignments and afterschool activities to helping seniors learn new technologies.  [...]

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MHACY and Groundwork Plan Environmental Retrofit for Public Housing  

A comprehensive study was completed this month for the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) that puts the agency in the vanguard of climate resiliency planning in the region. Developed in partnership with the nonprofit Groundwork Hudson Valley and leading urban design firm, Mark K. Morrison Landscape Architecture, it lays out [...]

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Profile: Lakisha Collins Bellamy Homegrown Talent

Lakisha Collins Bellamy remembers the day she moved into Cottage Place Gardens in the summer of 1985, but even more memorable was the day in November of 2007 when she returned for her first real job with the Yonkers Municipal Housing Authority. “It was fate that I came to work for the Housing Authority,’’ [...]

By |2021-02-08T12:09:44-05:00February 8th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Profile: Lakisha Collins Bellamy Homegrown Talent

Valentine’s Day at Philipse Manor Hall

Mary Calvi CBS TV Anchor, Author and Yonkers First Lady Mary Calvi will join MHACY President and CEO Wilson Kimball on Feb. 11 for a special historic Valentine’s Day/President’s Day program at Philipse Manor Hall in downtown Yonkers. The program, which will be aired as part of MHACY’s Town Hall series at [...]

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MHACY Launches Public Art Project with Yonkers Arts

In its continuing quest to improve public housing and engage its residents, The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers has launched an ambitious public art project at its properties across the city. The Mulford Corporation, which raises funds to supplement the housing authority programs, has voted to allocate $100,000 to commission Yonkers [...]

By |2021-02-08T11:51:22-05:00February 8th, 2021|News|Comments Off on MHACY Launches Public Art Project with Yonkers Arts
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