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2022

WRO in the Press

Where are the Affordable Housing Options in the Hudson Valley?

Where are the Affordable Housing Options in the Hudson Valley?

August 15, 2022 - The phrase “affordable housing” may seem like an oxymoron in the Hudson Valley, where second quarter median sales prices for single-family homes soared to $885,000 in Westchester, $645,000 in Rockland, $617,500 in the Bronx, $480,000 in Putnam, and...

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White Plains Honors Housing Advocate With Street Naming

White Plains Honors Housing Advocate With Street Naming

May 2, 2022 - There are plenty of people who would like to see all residents have a decent and affordable place to live. For more than 50 years, Nick Beilenson didn’t just hope it would happen, he dedicated his life toward that goal. Last Thursday, the City of White...

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WRO Mourns the Loss of Nick Beilenson

WRO Mourns the Loss of Nick Beilenson

Westchester Jewish Life • April 2022 • Nisan 5782 • Page 9 • www.westchesterjewishlife.com WRO Mourns the Loss of Nick Beilenson Nick Beilenson, founder in 1968 of Westchester Residential Opportunities, Inc. (WRO), passed away on February 22, 2022, at the age of 85....

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Any household impacted by Ida, that has at least one U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder of any age, can apply to FEMA for an “Other Needs Assistance” grant of up to $35,500.

FEMA will set up Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) where people can file claims for assistance in communities which are particularly damaged. The County is working with FEMA to organize DRCs throughout the county as well as mobile DRCs where residents can file online...

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Women’s History Month

The She-Cession and What it Means for Housing Some economists have coined the economic slump brought on by the pandemic as a “she-cession” due to the disproportionate impact it has had on women, particularly women of color. According to the US Department of Labor...

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Three Webinars

Free Financial Assistance Program Webinar February 11, 2021 at 2:00pm At this free webinar, you will learn about the financial assistance programs through WRO, Inc. Learn about the programs offered to help you pay past due rent, utility, or mortgage payments. You will...

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