UHAB’s work is carried out by 44 dedicated staff members at our main office in Lower Manhattan and in our Harlem office.
The Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB) is seeking a full-time bilingual (preffered) AmeriCorps VISTA member* / Tenant Organizer for one year to organize tenants in privately-owned, multifamily developments subsidized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to save and improve their homes as affordable housing. The VISTA volunteer will educate and build tenant associations in HUD-subsidized buildings to improve building conditions and protect affordability. The VISTA volunteer will coordinate with HUD organizers across NYC to form a citywide tenant movement as well as build tenant leaders to participate in a national HUD tenant coalition through the National Association of HUD Tenants (NAHT). Read More
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