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Affordable Housing for Veterans Opening Soon in the Bronx

March 16, 2011 | Other News

Jericho Project, a nonprofit supportive and

affordable housing developer, is pleased to
announce the opening of its new Veterans
Residence I in Spring 2011.

Veterans Residence I is located at 355 East 194th
Street in the Fordham-Bedford neighborhood of the
Bronx. The Residence is four blocks from the B/D train
at Kingsbridge Road and is also convenient to a num-
ber of bus lines. Studio apartments will be available to
qualified veterans.

Features of the Residence include:

Fully furnished studios with bed, dresser, nightstand, table, and chairs
Bamboo floors and Corian kitchen countertops in apartments
LEED-certified for energy efficient design and air quality
On-site Computer Lab
Free wireless access in every room
On-site assistance with education and employment
Community Room and garden
Section 8 rental subsidies available; tenants pay 30% of income towards rent

Eligibility criteria include:

Must be a U.S. military veteran with a valid DD-214 (preference will be given to OEF/OIF veterans)
Must have a documented source of income
Total annual income must not exceed $27,750 (50% of Area Median Income)
Residency is only available to the veteran – no other members of a household can be included
Must be willing to live in a community of veterans

Please contact (646) 624-2341 or veterans@jerichoproject.org
for more information or to request an application