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. [...]

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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 [...]

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MHACY Seniors Get COVID Vaccinations

Thanks to Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Department of Health, the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers received 250 doses of the Pfizer vaccine which was distributed to MHACY’s senior residents. Residents received the vaccine from Thursday, Feb. 4 through Sunday, Feb. 7 at the Nodine Hill Community Center [...]

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Spotlight on MHACY Employee Jennifer Martinez

When Jennifer Martinez graduated from high school her dream was to become a civil engineer and build houses. Extremely bright, Jennifer started City College at 16 with that goal, but life had different plans. The daughter of an immigrant mother from the Dominican Republic, money was tight, and Jennifer dropped out of school to get [...]

By |2021-01-11T11:19:06-05:00January 11th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Spotlight on MHACY Employee Jennifer Martinez

MHACY Seniors Get a Taste of Gourmet Cooking for Holidays

As the year came to a close, MHACY reached out its senior residents who are not able to visit with family and friends for the holidays due to the pandemic with the delivery of 300 meals for Thanksgiving and another 300 meals for Christmas. The meals were underwritten by Mulford Corporation and The Fresnel Group [...]

By |2021-01-11T11:19:15-05:00January 11th, 2021|News|Comments Off on MHACY Seniors Get a Taste of Gourmet Cooking for Holidays

Facebook, Town Hall Meetings and Rent Café Help Modernize MHACY

A new Facebook page, online town-hall meetings and a new resident portal have all brought MHACY residents closer together despite the pandemic. In March 2020 for the first time MHACY started its own Facebook page that as of January had 1,021 followers. Through Facebook MHACY has been able to share important information on COVID-19, emergency [...]

By |2021-01-11T11:15:20-05:00January 11th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Facebook, Town Hall Meetings and Rent Café Help Modernize MHACY
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