Monthly Archives: June 2016

New Affordable Homes in the Bronx

This month, Met Council officially welcome 80 low income seniors into their new affordable apartments in Met Council’s Council Towers VII in Co-Op City.  The residents joined the residents living in the adjacent Council Towers I and III. “We know that the single greatest challenge faced by our clients is the lack of affordable housing.  Particularly vulnerable […]

Met Council’s 40th Annual Legislative Breakfast Honors Government Leaders

Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty (Met Council) honored New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer; New York City Public Advocate Letitia James; New York State Assembly Member Michael Simanowitz; New York City Council Members Rafael Espinal, Alan Maisel, and Eric Ulrich; Commissioner of New York City Department of Youth and Community Development Bill Chong; and volunteers […]