CONTACT: Tannia Gordon, Loan Officer
718-517-6649 or firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING SERVICES OF JAMAICA TO OFFER GRANTS TO HOMEOWNERS FOR REPAIRS IN QUEENS,BROOKLYN, AND THE BRONX
Neighborhood Housing Services of Jamaica, Inc. (NHSJ), a Queens-based not-for-profit was
recently awarded funding from the New York State Affordable Housing Corporation (AHC) to
administer an owner occupied rehabilitation grant program. These funds will allow NHSJ to
offer owners of one- to-four family homes in Queens, Brooklyn, and the Bronx the opportunity
to receive a grant to make needed repairs to their homes. Funding may be used for electrical,
plumbing and carpentry repairs; windows, doors, hand rail and step replacement, and repairs
that are health and safety related.
To be eligible for grants, applicants must own and occupy their homes and must have incomes
that are 80% or less of the area median. Applicants must also be current in their real estate
taxes, mortgage, water and sewer bills, and have adequate homeowner’s insurance coverage.
Neighborhood Housing Services of Jamaica, Inc. (NHSJ) is a not-for-profit organization that is
committed to revitalizing neighborhoods in southern Queens by offering homeownership
counseling, financial management and technical assistance to low- and moderate-income
residents. By providing affordable housing and creating an awareness of available resources,
NHSJ motivates residents to upgrade and preserve their properties to improve the quality of
For additional information or to request an application, please contact us at:
Neighborhood Housing Services of Jamaica, Inc.
89-70 162nd Street
Jamaica, NY 11432