White Plains honors the WRO founder Nick Beilenson by renaming Shapham Place “Nick Beilenson Way”
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En estos tiempos difíciles, nuestros clientes necesitan su apoyo más que nunca. La vivienda siempre es esencial – ¡done hoy a WRO!
New York State Eviction and Foreclosure Moratorium is over effective January 15, 2022
As of July 31, 2021, Yonkers ERAP program is no longer accepting pre-screening forms, due to overwhelming demand and limited funds.
Please contact the Bridge Fund of Westchester 914-949-8146 to add your name to the waiting list.
Who We Are
Since 1968, Westchester Residential Opportunities, Inc. (WRO) has championed the expansion of non-discriminatory housing opportunities in our region for low- and moderate-income households, minorities, senior citizens and persons with disabilities, including psychiatric disabilities. WRO is a HUD approved Housing Counseling Agency and a United Way agency. All of our housing services for consumers are free (except for credit reports and first-time Home Buying educational material) and are funded by government grants, private contributions and corporate support.
WRO’s homeownership counseling can prepare you to buy a home
WRO is a HUD approved housing counseling agency offering first time home buying education to potential home buyers. WRO’s Homebuying program is designed to assist potential buyers in reviewing their household’s overall financial situation and preparing them for homeownership.
Independent Living Program
WRO’s Independent Living Program assists psychiatrically disabled clients with housing issues and helps them obtain needed services.
Mortgage/Foreclosure Default Counseling
WRO intervenes on behalf of homeowners in danger of mortgage foreclosure and may help financially with mortgage arrears. WRO encourages homeowners to attend our Mortgage Default Orientation Sessions to learn about the process and have an opportunity for Q&A with a counselor.
Where you live is your choice. Federal, state, and county fair housing laws protect you when you are looking for a place to live and while you are living in your house, co-op, condo, or apartment. WRO works to protect your rights if you live, or are looking for a place to live, in Westchester, Putnam, or Rockland counties in New York State.
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News & Events
May 9, 2022 - White Plains honors the WRO founder Nick Beilenson by renaming Shapham Place (right outside WRO’s offices) “Nick Beilenson Way”. The White Plains Examiner Article
March 28, 2022 Westchester Residential Opportunities Alleges Housing Discrimination by Westchester Broker Platzner White Plains, NY – Today Westchester Residential Opportunities, Inc. (WRO), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization promoting equal, affordable and...
It is with great sadness that WRO announces the death of our founder, Nick Beilenson, on February 22, 2022. Nick founded WRO in 1968 and has served and supported WRO in various capacities throughout our 53 years. Nick was a staunch advocate of social justice in all...