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Photo: WHGA celebrates opening of Healthy Food Hub with partners Corbin Hill Farms, Local Initiative Support Corporation and Red Rooster's Marcus Samuelsson as guest chef.

West Harlem Group Assistance, Inc. (WHGA), a community based development corporation was established in 1971 to revitalize the under- invested West and Central Harlem communities riddled with dilapidated and abandoned buildings. However as Harlem over the past several years has experienced substantial economic growth, WHGA has expanded its supportive and social service programs to residents facing displacement.

WHGA's core efforts include affordable housing development and preservation as well as asset building initiatives such as homeownership and small business development.

 

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Housing Development and Preservation

To date, WHGA has developed over $110 million in low to moderate income housing totaling 1,640 units, 900 units are self-managed WHGA.

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WHGA Opens New Healthy Food Hub

On October 15th, WHGA's new Healthy Food Hub at 625 Lenox Avenue officially opened to the public. The event was well attended with many community members, community partner organizations, including Corbin Hill Farm and a guest celebrity. Visit the Event Photo Gallery.

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Video - History

WHGA - History

West Harlem Group Assistance, Inc.- History and Present.

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Video -Rev. Calvin Butts on our 40th Anniversary

Video - WHGA Bi-Annual Housing Forum 2012

WHGA Housing Forum

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WHGA on NY1 News! With Corbin Hill Farm, Illumination Fund, LISC NYC and other sponsors and partners of Communities for Healthy Food.

 

WHGA celebrates the opening of Schomburg Apartments, a 5-building, scattered site affordable housing site recently redeveloped and preserved for Formerly Homeless, Low-Income and Moderate-Income Families. Tour one of our apartments and attend a series of workshops. Contact us at 212-862-1399 for more details.

 

On October 15 WHGA celebrated the opening the Community for Healthy Food Hub storefront choice pantry on Lenox Avenue in Central Harlem. Partners include LISC, the Illumination Fund and Corbin Hill Farms. View Event Photo Gallery by Photographer Sirin Samman.

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West Harlem Group Assistance, Inc. (WHGA), a community based development corporation was established in 1971 to revitalize the under- invested West and Central Harlem communities riddled with dilapidated and abandoned buildings.

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