The Lower East Side Peoples Mutual Housing Association (LESPMHA)is a nonprofit[501(c)(3) membership organization incorporated in 1990. The organization was create in 1987 to rehabilitate vacant multifamily buildings owned by the City of New York, as well as the construction of new multi-family buildings in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The sole purpose of this entity is to provide long term affordable housing for the residents of New York City. Since 1990 the Association has fully renovated, own, and manages twenty four (24) vacant buildings, construct one new 30 unit building, and provide management and maintenance services to other private for-profit, and not-for profit housing units.
The organization offers a series of in- house services including Housing Developments, Real Estate Management, Organization Member Services, as well as Social Services and Training programs for it's resident members.
LESPMHA's membership is made of a large cultural, and ethnically mix group of peoples. This diverse resident membership, with the assistance of public members, comprises the administrative board of the Lower East Side People's Mutual Housing Association.
ORGANIZATIONAL MISSION STATEMENT
Mission: 1. To provide long term, affordable housing for low and moderate income New Yorkers, and to preserve the Lower East Side as an economically and ethnically integrated community
2. To support the empowerment of residents through a democratically structured MHA, which maximizes resident involvement in the management and oversight of the organization;
3. To create linkages with other community development issues and projects; to foster resident control of neighborhood resources.
2001 BOARD MEETING DATES
Thursday* September,27 * 6.30 PM
Thursday* November, 29 * 6.30 PM
=Friday *December,14*Christmas Party
LESPMHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
LESPMHA SENIOR STAFF
Ms. Mary Spink - Executive Director
Mr. Tom Flocco - Senior Property ManagerProducts
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Lower East Side People's Mutual Housing Association, Inc.
209 East Third Street , New York City, NY 10009
Phone: 212-473-5940 Fax: 212-473-6232