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  • UHAB in the News | UHAB | Urban Homesteading Assistance Board
    Weaver the assistant director of organizing and policy at Urban Homesteading Assistance Board a New York based nonprofit that helps low income homeowners and renters Read more De Blasio Pushes For New Rent Stabilization Protections Gothamist May 5 2015 Kerri White the organizing and policy director for the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board told us this morning that even though the rent laws still have many loopholes that need to be addressed We are grateful that for the first time ever we have the Mayor of New York City standing with us She added The strides the Mayor is calling for are just the first step in the change we need Read more 1700 Apartment Portfolio in New York City to Be Sold Wall Street Journal April 24 2015 As of mid April more than 2 100 open violations remained across the portfolio according to Kerri White director of organizing and polity at the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board which helps tenants organize based on a review of public records She based her figures on a review of public records Read more The Truly Affordable New York Apartment The New York Times January 31 2014 These were the buildings where the front lights were on the door was locked said Andrew Reicher the executive director of Urban Homesteading Assistance Board an advocacy group They helped spur the redevelopment of neighborhoods and now that the neighborhoods are gentrifying they are the only affordable buildings that are left Read more UHAB Rallies with South Bronx Tenants to Demand Landlord Be Ousted New York Daily News Dec 3 2013 Tenants fed up with deplorable conditions at 755 Jackson Ave are calling for owner Stabilis Capital to be removed Outraged South Bronx residents gathered Tuesday to demand relief from the deplorable squalor they ve been enduring since a private equity firm took over their building Read more UHAB Residents Rally for Better Living Conditions The Queens Courier June 27 2013 Hany Taha is afraid that his ceiling will collapse on him He has lived in the same apartment for 26 years but now the ceiling is sinking Although he has complained about it for seven months nothing has happened Read more UHAB Joins Call for FEMA to Provide Grants for Co op Housing Damaged by Sandy Grit TV May 14 2014 According to New York s Office of Housing Recovery Operations some 120 co op buildings with 13 000 apartments and 368 condominiums with 7 000 units sustained flooding and damage after Hurricane Sandy blew through town Read more UHAB Speaks Out Against Council Candidate s Ties to Developer Columbia Spectator May 1 2013 Housing advocates criticize Landis for ties to real estate developer The complaints from the tenants were that there was fairly large scale harassment and deferred maintenance Kerri White co director of organizing and policy of the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board said They have attempted to convert several of the buildings into market rate condos which has obviously had an effect on affordability

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  • Publications | UHAB | Urban Homesteading Assistance Board
    2010 Summer 2010 Financial Documents 2013 IRS 990 Financial Statement CHAR500 2012 IRS 990 2011 IRS 990 Document member news 2016 online pdf About UHAB History Staff Board Employment Glossary FAQs Useful Links Supporters Programs Organizing Preservation Development Technical Assistance Member Services Co op Members Member Services FLIP UHAB Fuel Recent Fuel Prices Oil Heat Program Connected Books Bookkeeping Services Market and Match UHAB University Harlem Training and Resource Center

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  • Media Information | UHAB | Urban Homesteading Assistance Board
    have a media inquiry or for donations or volunteer opportunities please contact Rachel Christmas Derrick at 212 479 3324 or derrick uhab org About UHAB History Staff Board Employment Glossary FAQs Useful Links Supporters Programs Organizing Preservation Development Technical Assistance Member Services Co op Members Member Services FLIP UHAB Fuel Recent Fuel Prices Oil Heat Program Connected Books Bookkeeping Services Market and Match UHAB University Harlem Training and Resource Center

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  • Media Room | UHAB | Urban Homesteading Assistance Board
    Squatting Then and Now Dina Levy on Bloomberg New York Open House A Triumph at 320 Sterling Street Co ops for Communities UHAB Web Videos Elected Officials Call on Lone Star Funds to Preserve Homes for Thousands of Low Income Tenants 53 Stanton Street HDFC 302 Convent Avenue HDFC About UHAB History Staff Board Employment Glossary FAQs Useful Links Supporters Programs Organizing Preservation Development Technical Assistance Member Services Co op

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  • Support Us | UHAB | Urban Homesteading Assistance Board
    mission by making a tax deductible contribution through a variety of methods Here are a few examples of what your donation can help accomplish 50 could help us inform tenants about co op homeownership opportunities 75 could support our co op management training for residents 100 could strengthen our ongoing technical assistance to shareholders such as help with building budgeting maintenance and repairs or running an effective meeting 500 could provide UHAB s bookkeeping services to affordable co ops 1 250 could cover some of the legal costs for the conversion from rental to co op 2 500 could provide a training session on combatting predatory landlords in Crown Heights Brooklyn for low income residents fighting displacement 5 000 could cover supplies printing and publications for tenants in transitional neighborhoods such as East Harlem who are organizing to save their affordable apartments Online Donate online using PayPal s secure server By Mail Send a check made out to UHAB to Rachel Christmas Derrick Director Communication Fundraising UHAB 120 Wall St 20 th floor New York NY 10005 Other giving options Donate and receive a Crown Heights Tenant Union T shirt Purchase here Corporate Support UHAB s mission is best accomplished through collaboration alliance and support of like minded well respected businesses Unlike a sponsorship or a donation UHAB s Business Leaders Circle provides businesses the opportunity to partner with the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board to promote and preserve affordable housing in New York City Our mutually beneficial marketing partnerships are designed to support business building objectives and demonstrate corporate social responsibility while simultaneously bolstering UHAB with increased awareness and funding Employee Matching Gift Program Certain corporate giving programs allow employees to double or in some cases even triple their tax deductible contributions Please check with the human resources director at

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  • Planned Giving | UHAB | Urban Homesteading Assistance Board
    Personal discussions visists or written presentations incur no obligation on your part and all information discussed is confidential Call 212 479 3300 to discuss any of these options today Planned Giving Options Bequests Make a gift to support the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board s work for future generations in your will or living trust Sample bequest language is available upon request Retirement Plan Assets Use your tax deferred retirement plan assets to benefit UHAB s member families Life Insurance Plans Do you have a life insurance policy that provides coverage in a way no longer necessary or relevant to your needs Making the policy into a charitable gift is a convenient way to fulfill your philanthropic goals Outright Gifts to the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board of Appreciated Securities Real Estate Personal Property Before making a donation to the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board we recommend that you consult your advisor or attorney for full advice on the effect of your gift Not sure what kind of gift fits you Refer to our Giving Guide for suggestions About UHAB History Staff Board Employment Glossary FAQs Useful Links Supporters Programs Organizing Preservation Development Technical Assistance Member Services Co op Members Member Services FLIP

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  • Outright Gifts of Appreciated Securities | UHAB | Urban Homesteading Assistance Board
    to make a gift of securities If you have the actual certificate you can mail the unendorsed certificate and a signed stock power in separate envelopes to the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board The gift date is determined by the postmarks on the envelopes Most financial institutions can provide stock powers The fastest and easiest way to make a stock gift is to have your broker perform an electronic transfer He or she will need the following information DTC XXX Account Name Urban Homesteading Assistance Board Account XXX Brokerage XXX Your plan administrator may require the following information the Homesteading Assistance U hab Inc is a public foundation incorporated in the State of New York on November 30 1978 and is classified as tax exempt under Internal Revenue Code 501 c 3 The tax identification number for the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board is 13 2902798 Important please be certain to contact us when you ve made a gift of securities Before making a donation to the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board we recommend that you consult your advisor or attorney for full advice on the effect of your gift About UHAB History Staff Board Employment Glossary FAQs Useful Links Supporters Programs Organizing

    Original URL path: http://www.uhab.org/node/241 (2016-04-28)
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  • Bequests | UHAB | Urban Homesteading Assistance Board
    called a codicil to your will or living trust View sample bequest language here Your bequest is entirely under your control during your life and becomes irrevocable only at death Because bequests to the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board are generally exempt from federal or state inheritance taxes and subject to an unlimited deduction you may find that a commitment through your will combined with an outright pledge or a life income gift results in a much larger donation than you might have thought Please consult your advisor for assistance in establishing a legacy that will reflect your fair housing concerns If you have made a provision in your estate plans for the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board please let us know so that we may recognize you in our Book of Remembrance Bequests Are Vital Bequests are a vital and continuing resource that strengthen the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board s ability to promote the development and preservation of affordable housing cooperatives for future generations Most donors plan their gifts in the form of general bequests This general support is most helpful because it allows us to direct funds to our most crucial initiatives However should you have a specific interest we

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