Yonkers Mayor Spano Opens Cooling Centers Throughout City in Anticipation of Heat Wave

YONKERS, NY – July 19, 2022 – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano announced today the City of Yonkers will designate several locations across the city as Cooling Centers during this week’s forecasted heat wave, as temperatures are expected to reach 90+ degrees combined with high levels of humidity. “As we enter a forecasted heat wave [...]

By |2022-07-19T15:05:42-04:00July 19th, 2022|Announcements|Comments Off on Yonkers Mayor Spano Opens Cooling Centers Throughout City in Anticipation of Heat Wave

MHACY Raises $3,000 for Relay for Life

MHACY recently raised $3,000 for the American Cancer Society at the Relay for Life event June 3rd at Gorton High School in Yonkers.  The MHACY team set up a tent and had games for anyone to come play and gave out small prizes for children.  Prior to the event, they sold T-Shirts and cookies [...]

By |2022-07-12T12:23:02-04:00July 12th, 2022|News|Comments Off on MHACY Raises $3,000 for Relay for Life

MHACY and Groundwork Hudson Valley Present at CLPHA Conference

MHACY President and CEO Wilson Kimball recently gave a presentation on MHACY’s Climate Resiliency Partnership with Groundwork Hudson Valley at the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities’ summer conference in Washington D.C. Kimball and Brigitte Griswold, Executive Director of Groundwork Hudson Valley, attended the conference along with Marsha L. Fudge Secretary of US Department of Housing and Urban Development [...]

By |2022-07-12T12:21:49-04:00July 12th, 2022|News|Comments Off on MHACY and Groundwork Hudson Valley Present at CLPHA Conference

MHACY Holds Housing Choice (Section 8) Voucher Lottery August 2-3

For the first time in more than 10 years, The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers has opened its waiting list for Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8) for affordable housing. MHACY is seeking to add 3,000 people to its waiting list for affordable housing vouchers. The vouchers are provided through the U.S. [...]

By |2022-07-12T12:21:20-04:00July 12th, 2022|News|Comments Off on MHACY Holds Housing Choice (Section 8) Voucher Lottery August 2-3

Bank of America, Bezos Earth Fund, and New York State Invest nearly $2 Million in Southwest Yonkers Climate Resiliency Initiative

June 8, 2022, Yonkers, NY – Bank of America, Bezos Earth Fund, and New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation all made a major commitment to alleviating climate risks in the Hudson Valley region by sponsoring a neighborhood-centered, solution-based climate resiliency initiative in the environmental justice community of Southwest Yonkers. This marks a historic series [...]

By |2022-06-13T16:32:24-04:00June 8th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Bank of America, Bezos Earth Fund, and New York State Invest nearly $2 Million in Southwest Yonkers Climate Resiliency Initiative

Yonkers Municipal Housing Authority Declares Juneteenth a Holiday

Following the City of Yonkers MHACY will add Juneteenth “Emancipation Day” to its calendar of official holidays YONKERS, NY (May 3, 2022) – Following the City of Yonkers and cities and states across the country, the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers will recognize Juneteenth as an official holiday. Juneteenth, which commemorates [...]

By |2022-06-13T16:24:25-04:00May 3rd, 2022|News|Comments Off on Yonkers Municipal Housing Authority Declares Juneteenth a Holiday

Kinship Families Receive Local Preference for Affordable Municipal Housing in Yonkers

Family Service Society of Yonkers to Facilitate Placement Family Service Society of Yonkers (FSSY) is partnering with Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) in a joint mission to assist kinship families seeking affordable housing.  In this cooperative effort, kinship families (headed by grandparents raising children in the absence of their biological [...]

By |2022-06-13T16:27:25-04:00April 9th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Kinship Families Receive Local Preference for Affordable Municipal Housing in Yonkers

MHACY Welcomes Residents to Newly Rehabilitated Apartments at Calcagno Homes Complex in Yonkers

Pictured at Calcagno Homes apartment building at 10 Brook Street are, from left, MHACY Ginny Galatioto from Resident Services; MHACY Director of Security Michael A. Cassino; MHACY Attorney Lakisha Collins-Bellamy; Calcagno Homes residents Sheila Jenkins and daughter Tiffany Jenkins; MHACY President and CEO Wilson Kimball; MHACY Assistant Housing Supervisor Sheyla Arce; MHACY [...]

By |2022-06-13T16:39:39-04:00March 1st, 2022|News|Comments Off on MHACY Welcomes Residents to Newly Rehabilitated Apartments at Calcagno Homes Complex in Yonkers

“We Wear Black” Campaign Starts on Friday at YMCA

MHACY is proud to take part in the YMCA’s African American Resource Network's We Wear Black campaign this Friday (Feb. 25) to raise awareness and combat prejudice, injustice and inequity faced by African-Americans. You can join the Yonkers Family YMCA at 11AM on Friday outside the Y on Hudson Street to show your [...]

By |2022-02-23T13:17:50-05:00February 23rd, 2022|News|Comments Off on “We Wear Black” Campaign Starts on Friday at YMCA

Sun River Health Donates COVID-19 Test Kits

As part of a continued partnership with the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers, Sun River Health has donated COVID-19 test kits for MHACY residents. “We are so grateful to Sun River Health for donating test kits to our residents,’’ said MHACY President and CEO Wilson Kimball. “They have been supportive of [...]

By |2022-02-23T13:16:02-05:00February 23rd, 2022|News|Comments Off on Sun River Health Donates COVID-19 Test Kits
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