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CITY HALL - Today, The Association
for Neighborhood Housing and De-
velopment (ANHD), Make The Road
New York, and other housing advo-
cates, rallied on the steps of City Hall to
show their public support of a proposed
City Council introduction that, if passed,
would require corporate landlords to dis-
close names and business addresses of
its offcers.
The bill would also affect corporate in-
vestors who own 25 percent or more
hares of ownership.
The proposal recognizes that dwellings
are increasingly owned by partnerships
rather than individual owners, accord-
ing to a statement from NYC Council
Member Melissa Mark-Viverito, the in-
tros prime sponsor.
Should this introduction make it out of
committee and onto the chamber foor
through Speaker Quinn, it promises to
beam sunlight on owners who anony-
mously beneft from reckless litigation
and tactics used to harass tenants, par-
ticularly those from low-income commu-
nities.

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WATER CONSERVATION
ANHD Workshops...pp3
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Resources and Notices...pp7-8
NEW JOB POSTINGS
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The lack of transparency makes it difcult
to track and hold accountable problem-
atic corporate landlords. Mark-Viverito
introduced this bill last year. However, it
never made it onto the chamber foor for
a vote.
This year, the effort to secure its pas-
sage into law is being led by ANHD, a
coalition of 99 NYC-based affordable
housing groups and Make the Road
New York, one of the citys largest im-
migrant organizations, with over 7,000
active members.
Currently, NYC has an existing law that
accomplishes the precise aims of this
introduction.
However, it is narrow in scope as it regu-
lates only Single Room Occupant (SRO)
dwellings. This bill widens its scope of
infuence to multiple dwellings, which
would have a much broader impact.
While the proposals language isnt text
heavy on enforcement, the teeth in it lies
in its power to block corporate landlords
who dont disclosure offcer and owner
date from fling nonpayment claims
against the tenants, until they disclose.
THE BRONX - When Urban Justice
Center (UJC) helped a dozen ten-
ants at 1600 Sedgwick Avenue in the
Bronx fle an Amicus Brief, their ef-
forts resulted in a preliminary injunc-
tion from New York State Supreme
Court to stop their landlord, River-
view Redevelopment Corp, from ben-
efting from J-51 city tax abatements
while practicing predatory rent hike
tactics.
It was a win for the tenants, UJC, af-
fordable housing advocates and ten-
ants citywide.
Their victory signalled that new rules
of the road for treatment of rent-regu-
lated apartments in NYC had arrived.
As Harvey Epstein, Director of the
Community Development Project for
UJC put it, this victory set the land-
scape.
Click below to hear Epstein speak
briefy to the ANHD Inc. Reader about
their success and new challenges.
(7 Minutes:34 seconds)
Whats a J-51? Click here.
UJC victory set
new rules of the
roads on J-51
City Hall Rally Tenants and affordable housing groups display their support for the Corporate Landlord Disclosure Bill
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VOLUME XXXV, NUMBER 4
IN THE LAW
On February 13, 2010, Sections 1306, 1304, and 1303 of-
Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law (RPAPL) went
into effect.
As foreclosure remains a looming possibility for many New
York homeowners and tenants, these enactments may play
an important role in helping families facing pre-foreclosure
know what options exist for them to keep their homes. The
enactments aim to reduce the risk of desperate borrowers
failing prey to predatory home rescuing schemes by ensur-
ing that those in pre-foreclosure receive information that
steers them to bonafde counseling.
This law direclty impacts one-to-four family dwelling owners,
tenants, lenders, assignees and mortgage loan servicers
Section 1306 requires that each lender, assignee or mort-
gage loan servicer fle with the superintendent of banks
within three business days of the mailing of a new pre-fore-
closure notice required by Section 1304. As Section 1304
triggers the enactment of Section 1306, Section 1303 is too
enacted and gains relavence. It is the language of the re-
quired notice verbatim.
Under the newly enacted sections, a lender, assignee or
mortgage loan servicer in New York is now required to fle
with the superintendent of banks the records of owners of
one-to-four family dwellings, and such tenants with 90 days
history of loan delinquncy. According to the language of the
law, flings must be sent no later than 3 days from the mail-
ing date of a pre-foreclosure notice that must have been
sent prior in an offcial - certifed and noticeable - manner.
The enactments allow DHCR and the Superintendent of
Banks agencies to direct borrowers in pre-foreclosure status
to designated public and private foreclosure prevention and
counseling services.
These enactments also mandate the growth of NY States
electronic database. Under the new enactments, the
Commissioner of the Division of Housing and Commu-
nity Renewal (DHCR) and Superintendent of Banks (Act-
ing Commissioner Brian Lawlor and Richard H. Neiman) are
chartered to create an electronic database of names, ad-
dresses, telephone numbers and amount owing on a mort-
gage.
ANHD INC. is a not-for-proft social welfare organization which advocates on behalf of New York City community-based non-proft housing
organizations and the neighborhoods they serve. ANHD INC. advocates for comprehensive, progressive housing policies and programs to
support affordable, fourishing neighborhoods for all New Yorkers, especially our lower income residents. The ANHD Inc. Reader (ISSN:
2150-5292). The ANHD Inc. Reader is published 26 times per year (bi-weekly) by ANHD INC., which is located at 50 Broad Street, Suite
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Pre-Foreclosure Notice Law Enacted
The foreclosure Prevention, Tenant Protection and Property Maintanence Act
HELP FOR HOMEOWNERS IN FORECLOSURE
New York State Law requires that we send you this notice
about the foreclosure process. Please read it carefully.
SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT
You are in danger of losing your home. If you fail to re-
spond to the summons and complaint in this foreclosure
action, you may lose your home. Please read the sum-
mons and complaint carefully. You should immediately
contact an attorney or your local legal aid offce to obtain
advice on how to protect yourself.
SOURCES OF INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE
The State encourages you to become informed about your
options in foreclosure. In addition to seeking assistance
from an attorney or legal aid offce, there are government
agencies and non-proft organizations that you may con-
tact for information about possible options, including trying
to work with your lender during this process.
To locate an entity near you, you may call the toll-free
helpline maintained by the New York State Banking De-
partment at (1-877-226-5697) or visit the Departments
website at (http://www.banking.state.ny.us).
FORECLOSURE RESCUE SCAMS
Be careful of people who approach you with offers to save
your home. There are individuals who watch for notices of
foreclosure actions in order to unfairly proft from a hom-
eowners distress. You should be extremely careful about
any such promises and any suggestions that you pay
them a fee or sign over your deed. State law requires
anyone offering such services for proft to enter into a con-
tract which fully describes the services they will perform
and fees they will charge, and which prohibits them from
taking any money from you until they have completed
all such promised services.
THE SCAM ALERT TOOLKIT
Full kit available at:
http://www.loanscamalert.org/_pdf/
partner-toolkit.pdf
Below: The Pre-Foreclosure Notice
HOUSING
WINTER/SPRING 2010 COURSES
& WORKSHOPS IN HOUSING
PRODUCTION AND PRESERVATION
MANAGING & MAINTAINING YOUR HOUSING PORTFOLIO:
Asset & Property Management and Maintenance of Affordable
Multi-Family Housing Best Practices.
This beefed-up series of nine trainings is specifcally geared for
building managers and back offce staff, superintendents & main-
tenance staff of nonproft housing agencies that develop, manage
and maintain affordable housing. The course will be presented by
affordable housing experts, contractors and professional property
managers.
DATES: 9 consecutive Thursdays beginning March 25 through
May 20, 2010. TIME: 1:00 PM. - 4:30 PM. LOCATION: ANHD offc-
es, unless otherwise indicated. COST: $180 per agency for ANHD
members ($270 Non-members). For single sessions: $30/ANHD
members & $40/non-members.
ANHD member agencies who sign up for the entire series may
send any two staff people they want from their organization for
each presentation.
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STORIES OF SUCCESS
WITH US TODAY!
The ANHD INC. READER would like to
feature your organization in an upcoming
issue. Were particularly interested in stories
that tell how critical your organization was
in keeping housing affordable to a family in
need. Each story is a concrete victory. And
each concrete victory is critical and news-
worthy both to our overall effort in keeping
and expanding affordable housing in New
York City.
Would you like your past victories to be
future cover stories in The ANHD INC.
READER?
If interested, please email either your story
or appropriate contact and time for an
interview to: david.k@anhdinc.org.
click here to send your story.
WORKSHOPS ANHD
Organization____________________________________________
Address________________________________________________
Email(s)________________________________________________
Offce Phone ( )_____________ Fax ( )____________________
Attendee Name/Title______________________________________
Attendee Name/Title______________________________________
March 3. Whats up with Water? NYC Water Costs
& Conservation. Learn about what you can do.
MANAGING LEAN AND GREEN is a monthly workshop series
for Affordable Housing managers, project managers, developers,
senior maintenance and fscal staff. It is co-sponsored by ANHD,
SHNNY & Pratt Center. It is a monthly forum to learn & share in-
formation about how to make your existing housing portfolio more
energy effcient, healthier, and more fnancially viable.

Time: 1st Wednesday of every month from 10 AM-12 PM begin-
ning (Light breakfast)
Location: Pratt Center, Manhattan, 144 W. 14th Street, between
6th and 7th Avenues.
Fee: $25.00 per session. Register at www.prattcenter.net/events.
April 7. NYSERDA Multi-family Performance Program.
How it works & how to combine with NYS WAP.
May 5. Green Roofs. What is it, what are the alternatives, costs,
fnancing, obstacles & benefts.
June 2. Solar Power Programs: Using the sun to power afford-
able housing. How it works & fnancing.
July 7. Political Climate Change One Year Later: A Forum about
New Policies, Resources and Programs to Retroft NYC.
Please Note: To register for the remaining sessions of the Managing Lean & Green
Workshops go to www.prattcenter.net/events. For more information email: wfeisch@
pratt.edu.
HOUSING
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VOLUME XXXV, NUMBER 4
Earlier this month, the Obama Administration released its FY
2011 budget proposal, including a HUD budget that is es-
sentially the same as FY 2010 at $48.9 billion. In his budget
briefng, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan again stressed the
need for a balanced federal housing policy that includes qual-
ity rental housing. The HUD budget request would provide:
$9.044 billion for Section 8 contract renewals, up from $8.316
billion enacted for FY10;
$17.3 billion for tenant-based rental assistance, up from $16.3
billion, and an estimated 35,000 new vouchers;
$10 million for the Tenant Resources Information and Out-
reach (TRIO) program;
$1 billion for the Affordable Housing Trust Fund;
A reduction in HOME formula funding, from $1.82 billion to
$1.65 billion and fat funding for CDBG, at $4 billion;
$150 million for a new Catalytic Investment Competition (un-
der CPD) and $150 million for Sustainable Communities;
No new funds for the Green Retroft Program or energy inno-
vation funds in 2011.
$350 for Transforming Rental Assistance (see below), ac-
companied by a $366 million reduction in the Public Housing
Capital Fund;
$250 million for Choice Neighborhoods (no funding for HOPE
VI);
$200 million increase for homeless assistance grants but a
decrease for Native American Housing Block Grants, from
$690 million in FY10 to $578 million in FY11.
Signifcant increases for PD&R ($39 million increase), HUDs
working capital fund ($44 million increase), and HUDs trans-
formation initiative ($217 million increase), plus $13.8 million
for a central fund for salaries and expenses.
A signifcant decrease for 202 elderly housing (from $825 mil-
lion in FY 10 to $274 million in FY11) and 811 disabled hous-
ing (from $213 million in FY10 to $90 million in FY11). AAHSA
urges restoration of this funding and has pledged to work for
rapid implementation of proposed improvements.

The Administrations FY11 proposal also includes:
$250 million for Treasurys CDFI program (up from $247 mil-
lion) and $5 billion for New Markets Tax Credits, but no pro-
posed funding for the Capital Magnet Fund in 2011.
Administration supports extending the Low Income Housing
Tax Credit exchange for 9 percent credits, but does not re-
spond to other industry consensus provisions.
$300 million for the Weatherization Assistance Program
(WAP), a 43% increase from FY10. The Trust has sought to
improve services to eligible households who live in multifamily
buildings and speed the low rate of spending in the program.
Increased funding for Rural Development Section 515 multi-
family direct loans from $69.5 million to $95.2 million, but no
funding for the Multifamily Portfolio Revitalization, the Rural
Community Development Initiative, or for Rental Preservation
Revolving Loans.

Rental Assistance for Preservation and Transformation
(RAPT)
HUD is requesting $350 million in FY11 to transition 300,000
units of public and assisted housing to a new structure that
is a new and improved version of the project-based voucher
program. HUD is billing this as a major transformative initia-
tive, and it will feature prominently as part of Congressional
consideration of HUDs budget.
Many critical features of the proposal have not yet been f-
nalized. For example, HUD acknowledges that contract terms
and renewability provisions and contract rents will need to be
more like existing project-based contracts instead of those
currently used for project-based vouchers. The new program
will be guided by three main principles:
Financial and physical sustainability, with reliable funding to
leverage private capital;
Mobility for residents;
Increased administrative effciency, with less HUD compliance
monitoring and an effort to reduce the number and complexity
of HUDs 13 existing rental assistance programs.
Conversion of units to the new system will be voluntary. First
priority is for smaller public housing authorities that operate
public housing properties but do not administer Section 8. For
any conversions, HUD is insisting that no entity can admin-
ister the Section 8 contract for units that it owns itself, but
encourages public housing authorities to partner with other
entities to administer the contracts instead. HUD also says
that maintaining public ownership of public housing units con-
verted to project-based vouchers will be a priority.
Most constituent groups responded cautiously to the propos-
als. However, they represent the best proposals we are likely
to seeperhaps everfor consolidating and simplifying exist-
ing rental subsidy programs and unifying support for afford-
able housing funding.
Of greatest interest for preservation is the proposed option
to convert RAP, Rent Supp, and Mod Rehab units to the im-
proved PBV model. There are approximately 35,000 RAP and
Rent Supp units, and all existing contracts will expire by 2029,
with no option for renewal. These properties are in 35 states
but are concentrated in New York (17,091), New Jersey
(4,775), Massachusetts (2,697), Michigan (2,619), and Illinois
(1,411). There are also about 35,000 Mod Rehab units admin-
istered under 15-year contracts by public housing authorities.
Mod Rehab contracts can be renewed, but like RAP and Rent
Supp they cannot participate in the mark-up-to market pro-
gram, placing them at high risk of conversion to unassisted
use.
HUD expects to release draft authorizing language for the pro-
gram in March.
President Obama Announces FY 2011 Budget
IN THE PRESS
This summary is courtesy of the National Housing Trust. For more information, visit the Trusts website at http://www.nhtinc.org.
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WINTER/SPRING 2010 COURSES & WORKSHOPS
IN HOUSING PRODUCTION AND PRESERVATION
MANAGING & MAINTAINING YOUR HOUSING PORTFOLIO: Asset & Property
Management and Maintenance of Affordable Multi-Family Housing Best Practices.
This beefed-up series of nine (9) trainings is specifcally geared for building managers and back offce staff, superintendents
& maintenance staff of nonproft housing agencies that develop, manage and maintain affordable housing. The course will
be presented by affordable housing experts, contractors and professional property managers.
DATES: 9 consecutive Thursdays beginning March 25 through May 20, 2010. TIME: 1:00 PM. - 4:30 PM. LOCATION:
ANHD offces, unless otherwise indicated. COST: $180 per agency for ANHD members ($270 Non-members). For single
sessions: $30/ANHD members & $40/non-members.
ANHD member agencies who sign up for the entire series, may send any two staff people they want from their organization
for each presentation.
MARCH 25 THE BUSINESS OF ASSET & PROPERTY MANAGEMENT-BEST PRACTICES -Lisa Deller.
APRIL 1 @ 1 PM. HOUSING COURT: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU HAVE TO TAKE A TENANT TO COURT? with Louise
Seeley.
APRIL 1 @ 3 PM. FAIR HOUSING LAWS with Mike Bucci, CEO, Development Resource Group.
APRIL 8 PROJECT COMPLIANCE: Meeting the Regulatory Requirements of Several Governmental Entities (HPD, DHCR,
DOB, HUD), with a Focus on Low Income Housing Tax Credit Regulations with Tania Garrido of Enterprise and Sandra
Abramson, Tem-Pro-Tech, Inc.
APRIL 15. @ 1 PM. NY STATE WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM with Dan Rieber (NMIC) who will explain
the program details and the crucial role of the weatherization assistance provider to help groups with implementing energy
effciency measures.
APRIL 15. @ 3 PM. CON EDISONS NEW MULTI-FAMILY ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAM with Gregory Elcock, Man-
ager. Be the frst on your block to fnd out about ConEds free energy audits.
APRIL 22. A DETAILED OVERVIEW OF BUILDING MAINTENANCE with Aaron Lewit, Constr. Mgr.
APRIL 29. MAKING MULTIFAMILY BUILDINGS PERFORM MORE EFFICIENTLY, REDUCING MAINTENANCE & OP-
ERATING COSTS & REVERSING GLOBAL WARMING: Retroftting Energy Conservation Measures with a focus on the
cost benefts of the Low Hanging Fruit and The Crisis of Global Warming - What To Do About It with Michael Sweringen,
President, microLEADERSHIP Inc.
MAY (Date TBD) FIELD TRIP TO CONSTRUCTION SITE: Understanding up-close the major building systems (envelope,
mechanical, electrical, heat, cooling and plumbing) with Aaron Lewit.
MAY (Date TBD) OTHER POSSIBLE TRAININGS:
o Maintaining & Operating Heating Plants: Heating & Hot Water Systems.
o Insurance Basics: Organizational, Property, Liability & Construction-related insurance issues.
o Apartment Management Checklist & Maintaining Best Practices.
o Financial Management: Budgeting, Record Keeping, Reporting & Financial Software.
To Register for MANAGING & MAINTAINING YOUR HOUSING PORTFOLIO (above): Please mail the application form
(page 3) with payment to ANHD, 50 Broad St., Suite 1125, NY, NY 10004, Attn: Rita Mazza, or fax to 212-747-1114. (Make
checks payable to ANHD) Contact Mike Bucci 347-306-1745/mgbucci@aol.com or Moses Gates moses.g@anhd.org with
questions about this training. Advance registration required. Seating is limited with priority given to ANHD members.
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ASSETS FOR INDEPENDENCE DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM
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ACCEPTING UNTIL MAR 25
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) and Offce of Community Services (OCS), will accept applications for grants to
establish and administer Assets for Independence (AFI) projects until March 25, 2010. Proposals for nonprofts having a 501(c)
(3) status with the IRS are eligible. This program has $19,000,000 in funding and intends to award 65 grants. The ceiling for fund-
ing is $1,000,000. Grantees must provide an array of supports and services to enable individuals and families with low incomes to
become economically self-suffcient for the long-term. A primary feature of each AFI project is that project participants are given ac-
cess to special matched savings accounts called Individual Development Accounts (IDA), in which participants save earned income
for the purchase of a home, for business capitalization, or to attend higher education or training. Grantees also ensure that partici-
pants have access to fnancial literacy education and coaching including training on money management and consumer issues.
APPLICATION DUE MARCH 25 APPLY HERE or visit http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/HHS-2008-ACF-OCS-EI-0053.html
NEIGHBORHOOD EXCELLENCE INITIATIVE
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ACCEPTING UNTIL JUN 1

Bank of America Foundation Neighborhood Excellence Initiative works with community-based organizations, local heroes
and student leaders to address critical neighborhood needs. The initiative has two award categories. Neighborhood Builder
awards: $200,000 in unrestricted grants. The grants will be awarded to two organizations in each of 44 cities nationwide.
Neighborhood Builder awards carry with them national leadership programs (all expenses paid) for the Executive Director and
an emerging leader from the organization. The online applications are only seven questions long. Local Hero awards: $5,000
will be directed to an organization of their choice. Five winners will be selected in each of 44 cities nationwide. For both pro-
grams, online applications are due June 1. APPLY HERE or visit http://www.bankofamerica.com/foundation/index.cfm?template=fd_neighborexcell
HUD GREEN RETROFIT PROGRAM FOR MULTIFAMILY HOUSING
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Approximately 25,000 apartment units will become more energy-effcient as the result of approximately $250 million in grants
and loans made available through American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. HUD will offer up to $15,000 per residential unit
to reduce energy costs, cut water consumption, and improve indoor air quality. Eligible applicants must already be HUD-as-
sisted, through either Section 8 project-based rental assistance or Section 202 (elderly) and Section 811 (disabled) programs.
NYCON STRENGTHENING COMMUNITIES FUND
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ACCEPTING UNTIL MARCH 15
The New York Council of Nonprofts, Inc. (NYCON) with $600,000 from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will award
$10,000 to $25,000 to community-based nonprofts in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx that are providing services vital to the
economic recovery efforts. Applications will be accepted during two competitive funding rounds that will take place in the Spring
and late Winter of 2010. The frst application deadline is March 15, 2010. Go to www.nycon.org/events_conferences/eventsDetails.
asp?eventsid=573 for more information and an application. APPLY HERE or go to www.nycon.org/events_conferences/eventsDetails.asp?eventsid=573.
SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICES FOR RECENTLY ARRIVED REFUGEES
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ACCEPTING UNTIL FEB 24
The Offce of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is accepting applications for funding, on a competitive basis, for Supplemental Services
for Recently Arrived Refugees. Applicants must provide services to arriving refugees or sudden and unexpected large secondary
migration of refugees where communities are not suffciently prepared in terms of linguistic or culturally appropriate services. This
program has $2,000,000 and intends to award between 8 and 12 grants. The ceiling for funding is $500,000.An applicant may submit
more than one application under this announcement.
APPLICATION DUE FEB 24 APPLY HERE or visit http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/HHS-2008-ACF-ORR-RU-0113.html
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This area highlights available resources and funding opportunities for non-profit organizations.
Resources and Notices
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ETHNIC COMMUNITY SELF-HELP PROGRAM
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ACCEPTING UNTIL FEB 24
The Offce of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is accepting applications for funding to connect newcomer refugees and their com-
munities with community resources. The objective of this program is to strengthen organized ethnic communities comprised and
representative of refugee populations to ensure ongoing support and services to refugees after initial resettlement. This program
has $2,000,000 and intends to award between 15 to 18 grants. The ceiling for funding is $200,000 for FY2010. Public or private
nonproft agencies as well as faith-based and community organizations are eligible to apply. An applicant may submit more
than one application under this announcement.
APPLICATION DUE FEB 24 APPLY HERE or visit http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/HHS-2008-ACF-ORR-RU-0117.html
TENANCY PRESERVATION LEGAL SERVICES
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ACCEPTING UNTIL FEB 18
The NYC Department of Homeless Service is seeking appropriately qualifed legal services provider(s) to provide Tenancy Pres-
ervation Legal Services to assist in fulflling its mission to prevent homelessness and shelter entry. The services required are to
provide an array of legal and related services to help ensure that low income families facing eviction or other potential loss of housing
remain housed to avoid becoming homeless and entering shelter. APPLICATION DUE FEBRUARY 18 APPLY HERE
VIEW RFP or click this link: http://a856-internet.nyc.gov/NYCVendorOnline/vendorsearch/BidDocuments/2/Tenancy_RFP-011110.pdf
VETERANS BUSINESS OUTREACH CENTER PROGRAM
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ACCEPTING UNTIL FEB 22
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued a program announcement to issue $150,000 in Federal cooperative
agreement awards to eligible nonproft & State and Local government organizations to conduct Veterans Business Outreach Center
(VBOC) projects. The projects are to provide outreach, assessment, long and short-term business training, counseling, directed
referring, electronic or on-line assistance and other technical assistance services to veteran, service disabled veteran and US
Military Reserve Component business owners and entrepreneurs, including discharging service members eligible for participation
in the DOD/DOL Transition Assistance Program. The project period is a 5-year term consisting of one base year funding with four
option years. APPLICATION DUE FEBRUARY 22, 2010 APPLY HERE or click this link: http://www.sba.gov/idc/groups/public/documents/sba_program_offce/
ovbd_vboc_prgm_announce2010.pdf
NEIGHBORHOOD SAFETY AND REVITALIZATION
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ACCEPTING UNTIL FEB 26
MetLife Foundation is accepting applications for Community-Police Partnership Awards Program. Grants of up to $25,000 will be
awarded to community organizations or development corporations, and police/sheriffs departments, working to promote neighbor-
hood safety and revitalization.
APPLICATION DUE: FEBRUARY 26, 2010 APPLY HERE or click this link http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/rfp_item.jhtml?id=281900009
NEA MAYORS INSTITUTE ON CITY DESIGN 25TH ANNIV. STATEMENT OF INTEREST
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ACCEPTING UNTIL MAR 15
The Arts Endowment is announcing the NEA Mayors Institute on City Design 25th Anniversary Initiative which will award a limited
number of grants, ranging from $25,000 to $250,000, to showcase and celebrate the goals of the MICD during its anniversary
in 2011. MICD mayors know that the arts and culture contribute greatly as core components in building livable and sustainable com-
munities. They have discovered that the art of place-making contributes to their communities economic and cultural vitality. MICD
mayors also know frst-hand that through design and involvement with the arts and cultural activities, citizens engage in a celebration
of place and make their communities dynamic places to live and work.
APPLICATION DUE MARCH 15, 2010 APPLY HERE or click this link http://www.arts.gov/grants/apply/MICD25/index.html
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Resources and Notices Cont.
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NOTICES
Support for Our Neighbors and Help for Haiti
Ways to Get Help and Give Help
NHS extends our thoughts and prayers to our collegues, cus-
tomers and neighbors who have been affected by the powerful
earthquake and its impact on the people of Haiti. NHS has
compiled a list of local resources to help those personally af-
fected by the crisis as well as ways that you can help Haiti.
Click here to read the full guide.
http://www.nhsnyc.org/en/news-and-events/nhs-e-newsletter/154-support-our-neigh-
bors-and-help-haiti
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan
To Address Low Income Housing Policy in April
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan To Address NLIHC Annual
Housing Policy Conference. The National Low Income Hous-
ing Coalition Conference and Lobby Day will be held April 11-
14 in Washington, DC.
https://www2398.ssldomain.com/nlihc/conference/index.cfm
NACEDA Next Collabortive Competition
NACEDA Announces Next Collaborative Competition: Build-
ing Markets for Managing Neighborhood Change. This is the
third in a series of four collaborative competitions sponsored
by NACEDA and Root Change. Through these competitions,
NACEDA will develop a tool kit that community development
corporations can use to promote responsible revitalization
that meets the needs of lower income communities, explains
NACEDA Board Member and Capacity Committee Chair Pat
Spring of the Connecticut Housing Coalition. We encourage
you and your members to submit and comment on this current
competition and to announce the competitions in your newslet-
ters. Submissions will be accepted through February 28 on the
Managing Neighborhood Change interactive website.
http://mnc.rootchangescouts.spigit.com/homepagelight
Job Listings
ANHD members, place
your want ads in our
job listings for FREE.
email your job posting to
david.k@anhdinc.org
or fax it: 212.747.1114
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FOR RENT
AFFORDABLE NEWLY RENOVATED COOPS
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One Bedroom Coops Available at 320 Sterling in Brooklyn
Buyers are wanted for the 320 Sterling Street Cooperative
located in Crown Heights Brooklyn. Applications for the one-
bedroom Co-op apartments are currently available. Estimat-
ed 2010 purchase price with subsidy for qualifed buyers is
$90,000, income eligibility applies. Click here to view the full
listing including information on how to apply.
http://www.nhsnyc.org/en/fnd-a-home/affordable-homes-marketed-by-nhs/150-320-ster-
ling-street-brooklyn-crown-heights
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Call us to talk about your project
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Call Astella Development Corp.
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Energy Effcient and Affordable Homes Available
Brand New Energy Effcient Two-Family Homes are Now
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LEED certifed homes on Staten Island, which will lower your
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Assistance available for qualifed buyers. Other great features
include: Across the street from a recently renovated city park
with felds, picnic facilities, playground, running track and new
baseball diamonds. Dining room and master bedrooms look
out onto the park. Every home has at least 2 off-street parking
spaces. Click here for more information.
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dens-staten-island-new-brighton-st-george
LIVE GREEN ON STATEN ISLAND
Energy Effcient and Affordable Homes Available
Decatur II Apartments is pleased to announce that ap-
plications are now being accepted for 49 affordable rental
apartments now under construction at 2727 Decatur Av-
enue in the Fordham section of the Bronx. This building
is being constructed through the Low-Income Affordable
Marketplace Program (LAMP) of the New York City Hous-
ing Development Corporation (HDC) and the 421A Afford-
able Housing Program of New York City Department of
Housing Preservation and Development (HPD). The size,
rent and targeted income distribution for the 49 apartments
are as follows:
No Brokers Fee. No Application Fee.
APPLICATION DUE FEBRUARY 22, 2010
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
or click this link http://www.nyc.gov/html/hpd/downloads/pdf/Decatur-II.pdf
NEWLY CONSTRUCTED APTS FOR RENT
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SITE SUPERVISOR
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Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation is seeking to hire a
Site Supervisor for its NYC Justice Corps program.
SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise off-site com-
munity projects (i.e., neighborhood development, landscaping,
construction, green projects, etc.) in collaboration with commu-
nity partners. Ensure that all services are delivered in compli-
ance with agency standards and contractual requirements and
maintaining professional ethics, boundaries and client confden-
tiality at all times. Actively participate in outreach and recruit-
ment for the program.
QUALIFICATIONS: Professional experience in Landscaping,
Construction, Maintenance, Carpentry, Installation, Masonry
etc. a plus but not required. Must have a commitment to work
from a strength based and/or youth development perspective,
particularly with youth formerly incarcerated. Ability to manage
a group/crew of 15 youth (young adults)
Please fax or email cover letter, resume, and three referenc-
es-two professional and one long-term personal references to
Judith Anglin, Personal Director at 718-857-5984 or janglin@
restorationplaza.org.
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EXEC. SVP OF OPERATIONS
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Mount Hope Housing is looking to hire a Senior Vice President
of Operations. The Senior Vice President of Operations reports
to the President and CEO and is responsible for oversight of all
aspects of management operations and program development.
QUALIFICATIONS: strong management skills; Proven ability
to understand complex fnancial transactions; Excellent written
and verbal communication skills; MBA/Advanced Degree re-
quired; 7-10 years of executive experience; Salary commensu-
rate with experience.
CONTACT: Tamia_Oneal@mounthopehousing.org
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HOMEOWNERSHIP/
FORECLOSURE COUNSELOR
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Bridge Street Development Corporation (BSDC) an innova-
tive Brooklyn based not-for-proft is seeking a highly motivated
individual to fll the position of Homeownership/ Foreclosure
Counselor. Responsibilities: Provide individual counseling
to prospective homebuyers from the application through con-
tract signing. Provide counseling to individuals facing foreclo-
sure. Develop and coordinate educational workshops. Market
BSDCs counseling services and educational programs. Pre-
qualify applications for competitive mortgage products. Market
BSDCs available properties.
QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate should possess
a minimum of two years demonstrated experience in hom-
eownership/foreclosure counseling, computer literate with MS
offce products and Counselor Max. The candidate must have
excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to
multi-task and work effectively as a member of a team. Bach-
elors degree preferred.
E-mail cover letter and resume to: yvigiliance@bsdcorp.org.
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CONGREGATIONAL
ORGANIZING DIRECTOR
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Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition is looking to
hire a Director of Congregational Organizing.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Recruit and organize local congregations, and
occasionally community organizations, universities, or tenant asso-
ciations; Coordinate and grow the Clergy Caucus, a body of clergy
from a dozen denominations devoted to building relationships and
joining together for interfaith celebrations and actions on issues of
concern; Supervise 1-2 community organizers and support congre-
gational organizing in NWBCCC overall; Develop leadership within
congregations through Listening Campaigns and the formation of
Faith in Action committees; Transition leaders from congregational
leadership into the core leadership base of the NWBCCC; Orga-
nize campaigns on the issues that emerge from these institutions,
such as neighborhood safety, housing, and jobs; Provide leadership
trainings on organizing and political education, as well as organizing
Know Your Rights workshops in institution; Assist with grant devel-
opment to current & potential funders through writing reports, main-
taining funder relationships, and helping recruit new funders; Assist
with fundraising through membership dues and special events;
Maintain clear fles about congregational organizing and update
database regularly. Must attend weekly staff meetings and submit
weekly refections.
REQUIREMENTS: Minimum 2 years experience in organizing, ac-
tivism, or related feld; Prefer candidate with experience organizing
faith communities; Commitment to social justice and community
organizing as an approach to social change; Flexibility and strong
interest in working as part of a team with staff and leaders; Spanish
language skills desired but not mandatory; Ability to work occasional
weekends and weeknights.
Salary commensurate with experience.

Please submit resumes by email to Co-Executive Director Laura
Vazquez (Laura@northwestbronx.org) and Director of Congre-
gational Organizing Abby Bellows (Abby@northwestbronx.org).
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SR. PROJECT MANAGER
AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEV.
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West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing seeks
a Senior Project Manager for Housing Development. Respon-
sibilities: Oversight of ongoing housing development activities
which shall include activities such as: identifying sites, devel-
oping project budgets and securing necessary project funding,
managing projects during construction, and coordinating activi-
ties of all internal and external team members to ensure that
projects are delivered on time and on budget.
Qualifcations: The successful applicant will have demonstra-
ble skills in fnancial analysis, demonstrable real-estate related
project management experience (in particular, management of
projects while in-construction), and experience utilizing New
York City, New York State, and federal programs for subsidized
housing. Candidate should understand and be comfortable with
grant, equity, and debt structures including bond and commer-
cial credit transactions. The ability to juggle multiple priorities
and maintain an attention to detail is paramount, as is the ability
to manage workload with minimal oversight. The ideal candi-
date will be creative and motivated, with the capacity to develop
a long-range vision for existing and potential projects.
Salary: commensurate with experience.
Interested applicants should email housingdevjobs@wsfssh.
org to request a full job description explaining application re-
quirements. Please do not contact the offce by phone or fax.
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FAMILY SPECIALIST
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Jericho Project is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic in-
dividual to join its team as a full-time Family Specialist for our
Scatter-site Housing Program for episodic homeless families.
Our Family Specialist will provide case management, service
coordination and network with landlords to provide safe afford-
able housing for up to 10 families in the program.
REQUIREMENTS: Qualifed candidates will have a Masters in
Social Work, and the ability to provide case management to par-
ents and children who have experienced homelessness.
The location of this position is the Bronx. The candidate will re-
port to the Director of Special Programs and work Full Time,
some evenings and weekends.
Responsibilities Include:
Salary is commensurate with experience. Jericho Project offers
a comprehensive benefts package including health insurance,
dental insurance, retirement plan, and four weeks paid vacation.
Contact: ashley.lahoud@gmail.com
FACILITATED ENROLLER
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Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC), a social
service community-based organization in Washington Heights/
Inwood is seeking a full-time Facilitated Enroller who will be re-
sponsible for enrolling families and children in health insurance.
Duties include: conducting preliminary assessments to deter-
mine eligibility for health insurance, completing health insur-
ance applications and submitting all pertinent supporting docu-
mentation to funding source, utilizing trade-specifc software to
store data, conduct outreach to promote the program Conduct
outreach to promote the program and complete outreach effort
reports. Attend trainings and meetings as scheduled. Refer cli-
ents to internal NMIC services and outside CBOs.
Successful applicants should possess a Bachelors Degree or
equivalent education and three to fve years relative experience
with an extensive knowledge of entitlements and health insur-
ance. Be able to exhibit knowledge of community resources.
Computer literacy is necessary for this position. Ability to com-
municate effectively with clients and community groups in both
English and Spanish is required.
To apply, send resume/cover (with position in subject line) to
NMIC, Human Resources Director, 76 Wadsworth Avenue, NY,
NY 10033 or employment@nmic.org or fax to (212) 928-4180.
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BENEFIT COUNSELOR
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Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC), is seek-
ing a full-time Employment and Benefts Counselor who will
be responsible for completing benefts eligibility assessments
and provide employment counseling. Duties include: Provide
community residents with benefts counseling and enrollment
in benefts programs. Provide advocacy to ensure that client
obtains benefts. Conduct educational, vocation and employ-
ment screening and develop an employment plan. Work in col-
laboration with NMICs Community Organizing Department to
promote services, attend tenant meetings and board meetings
of tenant-controlled buildings. Attend trainings and meetings as
scheduled. Refer clients to internal NMIC services and outside
CBOs.
Successful applicants should possess a Masters Degree and
three to fve years relative experience with an extensive knowl-
edge of entitlements and be able to exhibit knowledge of com-
munity resources. Computer literacy is necessary for this posi-
tion. Must be able to work a minimum of two (2) nights weekly.
Must be able to work independently, be results oriented and
organized with an attention to detail. Ability to communicate ef-
fectively with clients and community groups in both English and
Spanish is REQUIRED.
To apply, send resume/cover (with position in subject line) to
NMIC, Human Resources Director, 76 Wadsworth Avenue, NY,
NY 10033 or employment@nmic.org or fax to (212) 928-4180.
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NEDAP EVENTS
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Panel: Banking Under the Mat-
tress: Financial Literacy and Un-
banked New Yorkers
Place: Theresa Lang Community
& Student Ctr, Arnhold Hall, 55 W.
13th St.
Time: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Presented by the Center for NYC
Affairs - Miano The New School
HEALTH & HOUSING FAIR
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Place: The Church of the
Resurrection, 325 East 101st
Street (bet. 1st & 2nd Ave).
Time: 9am to 4pm
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events/nhs-e-newsletter/162-take-
care-of-your-familys-physical-a-
fnancial-health-all-in-one-day
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MARCH
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Place: NYU Law School, 40 Washington Sq.S.
Time: 6 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Women in Housing and Finance
PACC HOME BUYERS NIGHT
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Place: First Baptist Church of Crown Heights
450 Eastern Parkway at the SW corner of Rogers
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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Time: 10 AM-12 PM
Location: Pratt Center,
Manhattan, 144 W. 14th St.
Fee: $25.00 per session.
Register at www.prattcen-
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