Yonkers Housing Authority and The Community Builders Taking Roof-Top Solar to New Heights

YONKERS, NY (December 2022) -- The Yonkers Housing Authority (YHA) and The Community Builders (TCB) have been working together for more than a decade to redevelop the 1940s-era Cottage Place Gardens public housing complex into The Ridgeway, a modern mixed-income community in Southwest Yonkers. To date, the six-phase master plan has built 327 affordable [...]

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MHACY Partnership with Groundwork Hudson Valley Awarded NYS Green Innovation Grant

Green Infrastructure and planning services to prevent flooding and heat islands has been awarded an up to $900,000 Green Innovation Program grant by NYS Regional Economic Development Council YONKERS, NY (December, 2021) – An innovative green infrastructure plan developed by Groundwork Hudson Valley in partnership with The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of [...]

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Yonkers Municipal Housing Authority Delivers Thanksgiving Meals to 350 Senior Residents

Dinners Prepared by Renowned Chef Peter Kelly of X2O and Donated by Def Jam Records and Ruff Ryders YONKERS, NY (November 23, 2022) – It was a happy Thanksgiving for more than 350 senior residents of affordable housing run by the Yonkers Housing Authority who received special Thanksgiving meals thanks to the generosity of [...]

By |2022-12-20T12:11:34-05:00November 23rd, 2022|News|Comments Off on Yonkers Municipal Housing Authority Delivers Thanksgiving Meals to 350 Senior Residents

City of Yonkers Is Focus of BCW Project on Climate Change and Environmental Justice

Iona University’s Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation to team up with Groundwork Hudson Valley in tackling environmental justice at Yonkers Housing Authority properties YONKERS, NY - (November 9, 2022) – Addressing climate change and environmental justice in urban neighborhoods of Yonkers is the latest project being tackled by the Business Council of Westchester [...]

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New York Power Authority Plants Trees As Part of Yonkers Housing Authority Sustainability Project

Counterclockwise: Kerry-Jane King: NYPA Senior Director of Sustainability; Yonkers City Councilman John Rubbo; Wilson Kimball, President and CEO MHACY; Yonkers City Council President Lakisha Collins-Bellamy; Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano; Lisa Payne Wansley: NYPA, VP of Environmental Justice; Yonkers City Council member Shanae Williams, William Serratore, City of Yonkers Sustainability Director. YONKERS, NY [...]

By |2022-12-20T12:09:42-05:00October 21st, 2022|News|Comments Off on New York Power Authority Plants Trees As Part of Yonkers Housing Authority Sustainability Project

City, County and State Officials Celebrate Completion of 172 Warburton at The Ridgeway, a Transformative $53.5 Million Mixed-Income Residential Community

Project is the Fourth Phase of a Six-Phase Master Plan to Redevelop the Cottage Place Gardens Public Housing Complex Into Community of Choice in Southwest Yonkers YONKERS, NY (October 2021) – City, County and State officials joined with the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) and The Community Builders (TCB) on [...]

By |2022-12-20T13:46:45-05:00October 1st, 2022|News|Comments Off on City, County and State Officials Celebrate Completion of 172 Warburton at The Ridgeway, a Transformative $53.5 Million Mixed-Income Residential Community

Gov. Hochul Announces Construction Has Begun on $44 Million Housing Development for Seniors in Yonkers

La Mora Senior Apartments to Bring 60 New Affordable Apartments to South Yonkers in Highly Energy Efficient Building  YONKERS, NY (October 2022) -- Governor Kathy Hochul has announced that construction has begun on a $44 million development that will create 60 energy efficient and affordable homes for seniors in South Yonkers. Known as La [...]

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Lottery Held for Yonkers Residents Seeking Affordable Housing Vouchers

3,000 Names Are Being Drawn for Spots on the Waiting List Which Has Not Been Open for More Than 10 Years Left to right: County Legislator Christopher Johnson; Community Liaison for Andrea Stewart-Cousins office Symra Brandon; Mulford Corp. Board Member John Liszewski; Congressman Jamaal Bowman; City Council President Lakisha Collins-Bellamy; MHACY President & [...]

By |2022-12-20T12:21:35-05:00August 2nd, 2022|News|Comments Off on Lottery Held for Yonkers Residents Seeking Affordable Housing Vouchers

Nearly 15,000 Families Apply for Chance to Get on Yonkers Municipal Housing Authority Waiting List for Affordable Housing

Lottery to be held August 2 and 3 for spots on the list which has not been open for more than 10 years YONKERS, NY (July 21, 2022) – Underscoring the desperate need for affordable housing in Westchester, 14,500 families have applied over the past two weeks for highly coveted spots on a Yonkers [...]

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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
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