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Fiscal Year 2023 Annual Report

See program highlights and impact in our annual report

HomeOwnership Lending Makes 50th Loan

Read the press release

Putting the Spotlight on UHAB’s History

Guest post by Cassandra O’Hearn, UHAB Volunteer

New Report: Breaking the Cycle of Distress

In our new report, we explore progress, lessons learned, and case studies from our second year of the Co-op Improvement Program: our initiative to stabilize at-risk affordable housing cooperatives.

WATCH: Seabury Co-op Revitalized

UHAB worked with partners to protect this 50 year old affordable co-op from collapse.

FLIP Updates

FLIP Community Meetings In March, UHAB and Arthur J. Gallagher, the broker for the FLIP program, held two community meetings to address your questions and concerns about this year’s…

The 2023 HDFC Management Calendar is Here!

Check out this year’s HDFC management calendar for important deadlines and reminders for your HDFC co-op.

Tenants Will Win Quality Repairs with New Defense Fund

UPDATE: In April 2023, 1616 President St won a comprehensive repair plan! The Rent Impairing Violations Defense and Defense Fund played a vital role in this victory by delaying…

Margy Brown Announced as New Executive Director of The Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB)

It is our pleasure to announce that Margy Brown has joined UHAB as our new Executive Director.

New Labor Laws: What to Know For Your HDFC

Information for FLIP members

In Memoriam: Remembering Cheryl Tidwell

It is with immense grief and sadness that we share that Cheryl Tidwell, a UHAB employee for almost 30 years, passed away this August.

New Report: Fiscal Year 2022

See what we were up to in Fiscal Year 2022.

UHAB Executive Director Search

Earlier this year, UHAB’s Executive Director Andrew Reicher announced to our board and staff that he intends to retire in January 2023. We are so grateful for Andy’s leadership,…

UHAB Participates in the Morgan Stanley 2022 Strategy Challenge

This year, UHAB had the honor of participating in the Morgan Stanley 2022 Strategy Challenge, a program that focuses on challenges that have a meaningful impact on an organization’s ability to deliver on its mission.

HDFC Co-ops Commit to Climate Action

Residents of eight (8) affordable housing co-ops have signed onto the Climate Action Pledge.

Fire Safety Resources

Check out these resources on fire safety for your co-op.

UHAB Supports the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA)

This is our chance to bring more housing into community control and stop speculators from taking over our neighborhoods. Get involved and fight to pass TOPA in 2022!

Bronx Tenants Take Steps Towards Homeownership in Historic Purchase

RAIN DATE: Join us on March 4th to celebrate

Celebrating Black History Month

This month, join us in celebrating Black Amercians’ monumental contributions to cooperative economics and the housing movement.

“Ain’t nowhere else to go once you come here”

2178 Atlantic Avenue HDFC’s extraordinary fight to regain their building

Invest In Our Communities

Click here to make a donation to UHAB Almost half of New York City’s tenants spend an unsustainable portion of their income on rent. For decades, UHAB has created permanently…

UHAB’s Oral History Project

Everyone has a story to tell.

HDFC Co-op Shareholders are Eligible for COVID Relief

The Homeowner Assistance Fund is open for applications.

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