The Center of Concern's Affordable Housing program originated in 1980 with the advent of its highly successful Shared Housing program, later expanded to add Homeless Prevention and Homeless Transitional Housing to its responsibilities.
These programs are coordinated by Eva Gertzfeld, a senior counselor at The Center, who finds that solving clients' special housing needs is increasingly important and personally rewarding.
matches homeowners seeking to share their homes with individuals needing low-cost housing.
provides financial assistance and counseling to families facing eviction or utility shut-off.
HOMELESS TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
provides temporary housing with supportive services to help homeless individuals and families reach self-sufficiency.
The Center also has resources and engages in advocacy for clients needing other forms of housing, counseling or assistance.