Building Community: Homeownership Month Edition

Dear NHSNYC Friends and Supporters, June is National Homeownership Month, and we at Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City (NHSNYC) work hard to make this dream a reality for families across New York City. The path to homeownership is complex and unique for every family and individual, but NHSNYC’s certified homeownership counselors directly supportRead More

Building Community: A Quarterly Newsletter from NHSNYC

Dear NHSNYC Friends and Supporters, I hope this message finds you, your families, loved ones and colleagues in good health and high spirits after a great start to the new year. I’d like to take a moment to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation for your continued support of Neighborhood Housing Services of New YorkRead More

Derrick Griggs Appointed to Quontic Bank’s Black and Hispanic Community Development Advisory Board

January 24, 2022 — Congratulations to our CEO Derrick Griggs, who was invited to join Quontic Bank’s Black and Hispanic Community Development Advisory Board. Alongside fellow housing and economic development executives, Mr. Griggs will help guide Quontic’s outreach to foster Black and Hispanic homeownership. Quontic is an adaptive digital bank on a mission to helpRead More

Stop Home Scams

February 22, 2021 — StopHomeScams.org is a national public education campaign designed to help protect consumers against foreclosure and eviction scams. Launching in response to consumer need, the campaign will help consumers find trusted help and report illegal activity to authorities. This campaign seeks to empower consumers to take action and protect their home and community from scammers.Read More

Derrick Griggs Appointed New Chief Executive Officer of Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City

New York, NY (September 15, 2020) – Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City (“NHSNYC”) has selected Derrick Griggs as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Griggs assumes the role from interim CEO Patricia Primo who returns to her role as Director of Homeownership & Loan Services. “I am excited to step into the roleRead More

NHSNYC CEO Selection Process

Special Announcement | December 18, 2019 Dear Friends, As you have probably heard, NHSNYC will be conducting a search for a new CEO. Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City, through financial empowerment and affordable lending, has enabled New Yorkers to achieve their housing goals for over 30 years. Our Chief Executive Officer, Susan M.Read More

A great celebration!

Thank you to everyone who joined us at our 2019 gala! On November 13, NHSNYC celebrated 37 years of delivering on our critical mission with 300 of our closest partners and friends. We raised almost $400,000 to support our programs and services which reach thousands of City residents each year and we recognized four incredible honorees whoRead More

The resignation of Susan M. Ifill

Special Announcement | November 14, 2019 To our friends, partners and stakeholders: It is with both sadness and gratitude that we announce Susan M. Ifill will be leaving NHSNYC as the CEO, effective December 20, 2019. Susan’s leadership included the creation and execution of a vision to assist an exponential number of low- and moderate-incomeRead More

HIGHLIGHTS FROM NATIONAL HOMEOWNERSHIP MONTH 2019

NHSNYC proudly celebrated National Homeownership Month this year!

NHSNYC RECEIVES $600K CDFI FUND AWARD FROM THE US DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY

With new support from the CDFI Fund, NHSNYC will provide downpayment and closing cost assistance grants of up to $20,000 for income-eligible aspiring first-time homebuyers in all five boroughs.

NEW RESOURCE FOR FIRST TIME INVESTORS

Shout out to our partners at Signature Bank who, in collaboration with Bridge Street Development Corporation, are launching their 2019 First Time Investor Program this month! This 9-week program teaches you how to invest in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Each qualified participant will receive a $750 matching grant from Signature Bank and a personal financialRead More

NHSNYC INAUGURAL REAL ESTATE MIXER

NHSNYC identifies three barriers to homeownership faced by low- and moderate-income NYC homebuyers: difficulty understanding and navigating the homebuying process, insufficient funds to make down payments and meet closing costs, and difficulty finding affordable housing stock. To better support our clients with their search for potential homes, NHSNYC hosted an inaugural real estate mixer inRead More

NHSNYC ANNUAL COMMUNITY RESOURCE FAIR ON JUNE 8, 2019

  NHSNYC is preparing for our biggest community event of the year: the NHSNYC Community Resource Fair. Free and open to the public, our annual event will take place on Saturday, June 8, from 10am to 3pm at the Transport Workers Union Counseling Center located on 2475 Westchester Ave, Bronx, NY 10461. We expect moreRead More

NHSNYC CEO SUSAN M. IFILL JOINS FIRST REPUBLIC BANK’S COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD

  NHSNYC’s CEO Susan M. Ifill has joined First Republic Bank’s Community Advisory Board to provide strategic guidance on their affordable housing, financial empowerment and economic development initiatives. Ms. Ifill brings a critical community perspective to the Advisory Board as well as more than 28 years of experience in corporate financial management and nine yearsRead More

NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING SERVICES OF NEW YORK CITY RECEIVES $540K IN FUNDING

  On March 22, U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced over $1.5 million in funding for New York City and Long Island NeighborWorks America member organizations focused on community development. NHSNYC, a chartered member of NeighborWorks since 1994, was awarded $540,000–the most any NY-based organization received in this funding round. Of this amount,Read More

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