We help faith-based organizations with property to develop affordable housing through access to technical assistance and pre-development funds.

01. We Educate

New York’s faith communities about producing affordable and supportive housing on their property.

02. We provide

Access to pre-development technical assistance funds needed to assist faith-based organizations in their development efforts.

03. We promote

Public policy solutions  
to homelessness and the affordable housing shortage and invite partners to join us.

After four decades of increasing numbers, New York has one of the highest rates of homelessness in the US.

Number of homeless children sleeping each night in NYC shelters 1983-2020 statistics

Faith communities have a property that can help address this crisis while stabilizing their missions.

Our purpose is to ensure that congregations are fully aware of their capacity to develop affordable housing and have the means to bring these efforts to an equitable conclusion.

The process we use to serve you

Be Guided to the clear six phase pre-development process

The Collaborative supports congregations and other faith-based organizations through
a clearly defined six phase pre-development process

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Helpful resources

Access Qualified Experts & Resources to Help Make Informed Decisions

The Collaborative has assembled resources to ensure that  the congregations can make wise decisions about the what is often their most valuable asset.

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Call to action

Apply for Congregation Pre-Development Assistance

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Join Our Team of Pre-Development Experts

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