Historically MHACY residents resided in eighteen unique public housing properties located throughout the City of Yonkers. In 2015 MHACY began the redevelopment of all eighteen sites, in an massive effort intended to modernize its housing stock. Currently only three sites remain as public housing properties: Ross F. Calcagno Homes, Joseph F. Loehr Court, and a small number of units at Cottage Place Gardens.
All MHACY properties are smoke-free, in accordance with the Authority’s Smoke-Free Housing Policy.
All residents reside in their apartments subject to the terms and conditions of their lease, and in accordance with the provisions of the Authority’s Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP). There are Appendixes attached to the MHACY Lease, which include MHACY’s Grievance Procedure, the Pet Policy, the Lead Paint Disclosure, the Housekeeping Policy and the Community Service Policy.
To understand how rent is determined, click here. Residents may pay their rent either by placing it in an authorized drop box, or by using a Rezzcard® or the WIPS Walk-n Payment System. To obtain information about the Rezzcards, click here.
Calcagno and Loehr Court have Community Rooms that are available for use by MHACY residents for family events. To obtain a Community Room application form, click here.
MHACY does not permit discrimination of any kind. If an individual with a disability requires an accommodation, such as an accessible feature, a live-in aide, or a modification to a MHACY policy, an application should be filed under MHACY’s Reasonable Accommodations Policy. A Reasonable Accommodation application form may be obtained from your site manager, or by clicking here.
The Violence against Women Act of 2013 (VAWA) provides special protections for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking who reside in public housing. A VAWA notice is attach to every MHACY lease. To learn more about VAWA, click here.
MHACY seeks to promote the safety, security and well-being of its residents, employees and all other persons who have a legitimate purpose on MHACY property. Drug dealing, gang-related activities, disorderly and/or lewd conduct, and/or violent criminal activities all have a profoundly negative impact on public safety and the quality of life in MHACY housing. Through the enactment of a Bar-Out Policy the Authority is able to deny non-residents who have engaged in such serious criminal conduct access to its property.
Residents who have a problem in their unit, or need a repair, should place a maintenance order by calling 914- 476-5800. A chart that lists the amounts that are charged when damage to the unit is caused by the Resident is available by clicking here. If a resident suffers damage to his or her property as the result of the conditions in their unit, they may file a claim under MHACY’s Small Claims Policy. A copy of the policy is available by clicking here. A Property Damage Report form is available by clicking here.