The Community Builders Receives 2019 Cornerstone Award

The Community Builders (TCB) has a 56-year history of building affordable and mixed-income housing in 14 states, including New York and New Jersey. The organization approaches its work with a consistent focus on how best to serve and involve residents in each development in order to promote sustainable, strong communities for the future. In 2019, […]

Leviticus Fund Receives Federal Grant Awards Totaling $3.23 Million

The Leviticus Fund was recently awarded new grants by the federal CDFI Fund to support its lending for affordable housing and healthy food-access, in addition to its work within persistent poverty counties and projects serving the disabled.  The grant awards of $3.23 million were the largest aggregate total nationwide. The November 19th announcement was for […]

Leviticus Fund Releases Yonkers Housing Report

Following 18 months of collaborative work with a wide range of community-based stakeholders, The Leviticus Fund is pleased to release today its Yonkers Housing Report. The report offers eight housing best practices that are tailored to the unique opportunities and challenges that the City of Yonkers is facing in the midst of its urban redevelopment. […]

Our 35th Anniversary Celebration

Our deepest gratitude to all those who made our anniversary celebration on October 18th such a memorable event. The evening was a festive tribute to how much we have grown as an organization over the last 35 years and a recognition of the significant opportunities that await on the horizon.  Our investors, donors, nonprofit partners, […]

Introducing the Project Start Fund

Nonprofits across New York State now have access to a major new source of low-interest loans to help them get projects off the ground. Through Leviticus’ new $12 million Project Start Fund (PSF), we are providing early-stage acquisition, rehab, predevelopment, and bridge financing to affordable rental housing developments, all with lower rates and more accessible terms […]

Leviticus Fund Receives $2.75 Million Federal Grant

On March 16th, Leviticus learned that it was awarded a $2.75 million grant from the federal CDFI Fund when it announced the winners of the Capital Magnet Fund (CMF). With this new resource, Leviticus will create a new lending pool to provide predevelopment, acquisition and bridge loans for development, preservation and rehab of affordable housing […]

Cityscape VI Project Breaks Ground

SINA (Southside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance) hosted a festive groundbreaking ceremony on November 21, 2017 marking the start of its newest development project to create affordable homeownership opportunities for moderate-income families in Hartford, Connecticut. Greg Maher, Leviticus’ Executive Director, spoke at the event and affirmed how Leviticus’ $2 million construction loan aligns clearly with the values […]

Nonprofit Recognized for Immigration Work

 In recognition of its work to build bridges between newly arriving immigrants and local residents, the Leviticus Fund selected Neighbors Link as the recipient of its Cornerstone Award for 2017.  The award was present at the May 18, 2017 Annual Meeting of Leviticus’ Member investors, who are religious organizations with long histories of working in […]