HOUSING

HCCI has produced nearly 3000 units of affordable housing for the Harlem community and provides housing counseling. Scroll down for more information on rentals, purchases, counseling and links.

 

Click here to register for housing opportunities and information.

 

Rentals

HCCI has rentals available on an ongoing basis. Our affordable rentals are filled and priced in accordance with family size and income. Qualified applicants are pulled from our waiting list.

To be placed on the waiting list and to receive housing information, please click here.

 

Purchases

Marcus Garvey Park Homes 

Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. is currently accepting pre-applications for Marcus Garvey Park Homes, brownstones being developed in Harlem’s historic Marcus Garvey Park district to sell as part of the Neighborhood Homes Program (NHP). NHP is implemented through local Community Development Corporations, for households with incomes at or below 160% AMI. 

 

Please click here to register to receive an application.

 

10 Low-Income Limited Equity Coops on the Horizon

HCCI was awarded a grant from New York State Affordable Housing Corporation (AHC) to rehabilitate 46-48 East 129th Street into 10-units of low-income, limited equity cooperatives; four of these units will be marketed through New York City's Department of Housing Preservation and Development. The remaining units will be sold to existing residents for $2,500 per unit. The four units will cost $145,445.00. Grants of $40,000 will be given to selected applicant-households earning no more than 112% of AMI, $32,000 to households earning no more than 137% of AMI.  The lottery for this project is slated for 2018.

 

Click here to calculate your household's AMI classification. And take our home ownership training program to prepare for this opportunity! 

 

Counseling

HCCI provides counseling services to those seeking rental housing, to help residents become homeowners and to maintain the property they have purchased. We also assist with emergency housing needs for individuals and entire buildings.

  • For rental and emergency needs contact Paula Wilson at pwilson@hcci.org.

  • For homeownership assistance contact Rev. Charles Butler at cbutler@hcci.org.

 

Click here to register for home buyer counseling.

 

Links

Here are some additional sources for housing opportunities:

 

NYC Rental Opportunities

NYC Homeownership Opportunities

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development

Fannie Mae's HomePath

Freddie Mac

NYC Homes & Community Renewal

HUD and Bank Owned Houses

 

Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI)

256 W. 153rd Street  •  New York, NY 10039  •  Phone 212-281-4887  •  Fax 212-281-8102

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