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Westchester Residential Opportunities is a nonprofit organization that promotes equal, affordable, and accessible housing for individuals in the region.

For those in need of housing assistance in Westchester, Westchester Residential Opportunities provides different services ranging from mortgage counseling and first-time home buying workshops to senior housing assistance. The organization has been saving homes and families since 1968, when it was founded by Nick Beilenson.

Nick Beilenson recently passed away on February 22, 2022, leaving behind a legacy. He created WRO during the civil rights movement as a way to enforce the Fair Housing Act and integrate it into Westchester neighborhoods. He was a fierce advocate for social justice and truly showed that through his 53 years with WRO.

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