EMPOWERING FAMILIES. REVITALIZING NEIGHBORHOODS

We buy distressed houses, rehab them, and sell them to families with low & moderate incomes

EMPOWERING FAMILIES. REVITALIZING NEIGHBORHOODS

We buy distressed houses, rehab them, and sell them to families with low & moderate incomes

WE’RE INVESTING IN NEW HAVEN’S NEIGHBORHOODS

NHS New Haven is revitalizing New Haven’s neighborhoods with a holistic approach to development that merges community building with direct service.

OUR IMPACT ON NEW HAVEN OVER 40 YEARS

Affordable Housing

We renovate distressed homes – 284 to date, providing housing for 504 families in underserved neighborhoods of New Haven.

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Resident Leadership

We help residents develop leadership skills – 111 to date. Many graduates are launching community building projects throughout the city.

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Education

We teach hundreds of people how to maintain their home, save energy, and practice healthy, sustainable gardening and landscaping.

WITH YOU WE STRENGTHEN NEIGHBORHOODS

“NHS has changed the lives of many everyday people.” 

~ anonymous donor

YOU CAN OWN A HOME

“I thought owning a home would be an impossible dream, but it happened very fast.”

-Andres Concha-Brito,  Newhallville 

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In 2018 NHS:
Beautified the Farmington Canal Trail with 2 public murals
Installed 15 storm water management systems in underserved neighborhoods
Planted climate-smart landscaping for the first time at one of our homes

How can we help you?

In 2018, the Home Ownership Center:
Helped 175+ people purchase a home
Counseled 113 people facing foreclosure
Educated 91 people about financial literacy

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“NHS has a commitment to community; not just building a house but building a community.”

Jackie Downing, Community Foundation For Greater New Haven

Volunteer @ NHS

“Volunteering with NHS led me to see the beauty of neighborhoods in which residents are empowered, invested, and proud of their community.” 

~ Casey Gaughan, Yale student

Learn @ NHS

“There is no way I could have done this all by myself. NHS was a great guide.”

~ NHS homeowner Sharleen Sanchez Barriera

AFFORDABLE REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT

 

In 2018, NHS rehabilitated 7 houses to historic and Energy Star 3.0 standards, providing 9 families a place to call home.

Average selling price of an NHS-renovated two-family home:
$185,000 Average cost to purchase, demolish the interior down to the framing, fully rehab, and landscape this home: $400,000

Who’s losing?
No one! It’s a win-win deal to us because homeownership is one key to neighborhood stability, and we’re all about stability.

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