Community Capital Launches New Americans Loan Program in Partnership with IICONN and Citi Community Foundation

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 refugee and immigrant clients.  Representatives from ...
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The Power of Rent Reporting

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 in implementing the program for their clients as a way to catalyze ...
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Community Capital New York Receives a $5,000 Grant From People’s United Foundation

December 5, 2013: Community Capital New York, a non-profit lender and one of the largest microfinance agencies in the lower Hudson Valley, has been awarded by the People’s United Community Foundation with a $5,000 grant to its Affordable Housing Program.  Community Capital New York (CCNY) is one of eight regional nonprofit organizations awarded a total of $40,500 by People’s United Community Foundation this month. “We look forward to ...
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Community Capital Engages Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell, and Rockland County Executive Ed Day

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 Salley, AICP, Joins the Board of Community Capital

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 prior as the Deputy Commissioner of the Westchester County Department of Planning, make him an ideal ...
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Community Capital New York to Partner with NYSERDA

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 Small Commercial Energy-Efficiency Financing Program, ...
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Here Comes The Neighborhood

  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, blight, bad public schools and higher taxes inevitably follow. They worry that the ...
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Community Capital NY Executive Director Kim Jacobs Lauded for Helping Thousands

Community Capital NY has an impressive record creating 2200 affordable housing units since out 1989 inception, all under the guidance of the same woman: Kim Jacobs. Three cheers from a grateful county and a $3500 check came her way on June 13 when she accepted the Stanley Schear Leadership Award, named for the now-deceased Westchester Senior Housing and Services Coalition chairman. Community Capital NY under Jacobs’ leadership last year teamed ...
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The New Face of Attainable Housing

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 will cut the ribbon on a late 1800s Victorian home rehabbed back to its Painted Lady splendor. ...
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Ribbon Cutting on Glorious Painted Lady: 

The Fresh Face of Attainable Housing ...
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