Community Capital New York’s Hudson Valley Opportunity Loan Fund, which spurs revenue and employment growth in the Hudson Valley’s economy by helping small businesses start, grow and hire, has been named a regional priority by The Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council (MHREDC). MHREDC announced on August 11 that it has endorsed 25 projects as regional priorities…

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COMMUNITY CAPITAL LAUNCHES A MICRO LENDING PROGRAM TARGETING REFUGEES AND IMMIGRANTS Bridgeport, CT. – On Wednesday, July 23 Community Capital NY/CT and the International Institute of Connecticut (IICONN) officially launched the New Americans Loan Program.  The objective of the program, partially funded by Citi Community Development, is to provide low interest consumer loans to IICONN’s…

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May 1, 2014: At a Community Capital New York and Patterns for Progress Workshop, Carolyn Schulte of the Credit Builders Alliance introduced a pilot Rent Reporting program offering low-income renters (and middle income renters) an opportunity to build credit as a financial asset. Mission-driven affordable housing organizations and developers in the audience were very interested…

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This morning (April 25, 2014) Community Capital joined over 150 Hudson Valley professionals for an engaging conversation with Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell, Rockland County Executive Ed Day and Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino.  Hot topics included mandates under Medicaid, the Tappan Zee bridge, consolidation of services and affordable housing.

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Lawrence C. Salley, AICP, Chairman of the White Plains Housing Authority since 1995, and Secretary of the African American Men of Westchester, has joined Community Capital New York as a member of the Board of Directors. His current roles and his former career as Commissioner of the Westchester County Department of Transportation, and 10 years…

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Community Capital New York has signed an agreement with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to provide small businesses, affordable housing developers, and nonprofits with low-interest financing options to help them pay for energy-efficiency and renewable energy projects that can help reduce their operating costs year after year. Working with NYSERDA’s…

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  By DAVID L. KIRP October 19, 2013 SUBURBIA beckons many poor and working-class families with the promise of better schools, access to non-dead-end jobs and sanctuary from the looming threat of urban violence. But many suburbanites balk at the prospect of affordable housing in their midst. They fear that when poor people move next door crime, drugs,…

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The New Face of Attainable Housing Community Capital New York Cuts the Ribbon on a Painted Victorian Lady. An Economic Catalyst, CCNY Rehabbed it from Abandoned to an Attainable Home. IKEA supports the endeavor. Community Capital New York, one of the largest nonprofit microfinance agencies working in seven Hudson Valley counties, and Mayor Mary Foster…

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