Providing Affordable Homes for
Connecticut Families & Individuals
NeighborWorks® New Horizons is a nonprofit organization working to provide quality affordable homes for families & individuals.
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This past week NWNH celebrated the official groundbreaking of our new development project, "Spruce Meadows." The Spruce Meadows affordable housing development is the first of two phases that upon completion offer 86 residential rental units. The 43 units in Phase I will boast two beautiful newly-constructed, Energy-Star certified residential buildings and one management building, conveniently located in the Pawcatuck area of Stonington with ample recreation, shopping, schools, and transportation. Both residential buildings will be elevator equipped and all units will be universally designed with 5 units ADA-ready. This project is funded by public sources including: the State Department of Housing and the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority with private financing from LibertyBank. We would like to thank all of those who attended and we are excited for the completion of the project!
This past month NeighborWorks New Horizons celebrated its annual NeighborWorks Week Celebration. During this week we host and sponsor several events throughout our communities to further develop and strengthen our bond with our residents and surrounding community members. We would like to thank all of those who attended the events and a special thanks to our sponsors and partners who helped us provide another successful NeighborWorks Week! Take a look at some of the pictures from our events at our George Street and Canterbury locations we have posted. Also, be sure to visit our Facebook and Instagram pages to see more.
Our Winter Grove senior housing complex, located in Southington Ct., and our Gaffney Place revitalization project, located in Waterbury Ct., have both officially opened! We would like to thank all of our partners and supporters for attending the ribbon cutting ceremonies and we are excited to begin welcoming residents in both locations. Below you can read more information about our exciting new developments.
We recently celebrated the opening of our senior housing site, Winter Grove, located in Southington CT. Winter Grove is a HUD Section 202 financing project with additional funding from the State of Connecticut Department of Housing. This new construction project is comprised of 40 units for senior residents. A ribbon cutting was celebrated on April 1, 2015 and we are happy to announce that leases have begun as of May 1, 2015. Pictured below is the front entrance of the complex as well as NWNH President Ed Seibert, Suzanne Piacentini (HUD), Gary Brumback (Town of Southington), NWNH Executive Director Seila Mosquera, Congressman John Larson, and Evonne Klein (CT-DOH).
We also recently held our ribbon cutting ceremony for our Gaffney Place revitalization project in Waterbury CT. The historic rehabilitation of this neighborhood revitalization homeownership project was comprised of five two-family homes (10 units) and was funded by the Connecticut Department of Housing, Harold Webster Smith Foundation, Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund, Wells Fargo, City of Waterbury, American Savings Foundation, CT Trust for Historic Preservation and the CT Historic Homes Tax Credit Program. Pictured below is a shot of the new and remodeled home, as well as the remodeled sidewalk. Also, pictured from left to right, State Rep. Larry Butler; NeighborWorks’ Board President Ed Seibert; Webester Bank Chairman and CEO Jim Smith; Commissioner, State Department of Housing Evonne Klein; NeighborWorks’ Executive Director Seila Mosquera-Bruno; and Waterbury Mayor Neil O’Leary.
Please help us by donating your
gently used furniture, house wares, clothing, etc., through Helping Hands to benefit our organization.
Your donations will in turn generate funding to provide support for our programs.
Helping Hands Community Thrift Store and Furniture Bank is open
Monday from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm, Wednesday from 12:00pm to 4:00 pm, and Saturday from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm.
The Furniture Bank is located in a
warehouse behind King Acres Plaza at 85 State street in North Haven