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Barrier Free Living Apartments for Families with a Disabled Head of Household who is a Victim/Survivor of Domestic Violence

Barrier Free Living Apartments Ribbon Cutting

September 25, 2015 BFL News, Current Events, Domestic Violence and Disabilities, Shelter Tags: 0 Comments
New York City’s Housing Development Corporation (HDC) and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) joined Barrier Free Living (BFL), Alembic Community Development and Foxy Management to celebrate the grand opening of Barrier Free Living Residences for Families and Individuals in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx. The project reflects the City’s ongoing efforts to expand supportive housing for its most vulnerable residents, and is BFL’s… read more

New Start: Resident LeVar Jeffers

August 21, 2015 Current Events, Our Stories, Shelter Tags: 0 Comments
We had the honor of visiting Barrier Free Living Apartment resident LeVar Jeffers the day he moved  into his new studio. The joy and sense of celebration was palatable. “I came from the streets. This is a new start to get my life together,” says LeVar. Now that he has a safe home, LeVar plans to pursue computer repair school and study martial arts… read more

Nuevo comienzo: Residente LeVar Jeffers

August 21, 2015 BFL Blog en Español, Current Events, Our Stories, Shelter Tags: 0 Comments
Tuvimos el honor de visitar al residente LeVar Jeffers de Barrier Free Living Apartments  el día en que se trasladó a su nuevo estudio. La alegría y el sentido de la celebración era apetecible. "Vine de las calles. Este es un nuevo comienzo para recuperar mi vida", dice LeVar. Ahora que tiene un hogar seguro, LeVar planea estudiar la reparación de computadoras y estudiar las artes marciales."… read more

Thomas Obrzut Shares His Vision For New BFL Apartments

May 18, 2015 Breaking Barriers in DV Tags: 0 Comments
From Breaking Barriers In Domestic Violence, May 2015 Issue This month’s contributor, Thomas Obrzut (In photo with Denise Shaw)  joined the Barrier Free Living team this spring as Director of our newest vision: Barrier Free Living Apartments, a Supportive Housing Program for people with disabilities in the Bronx, NY. BFL Apartments will be an important step in filling a critical need in New York City.  The program, slated to open summery… read more

Breaking Barriers, May 2015

May 1, 2015 Breaking Barriers Newsletter Tags: 0 Comments
This month’s contributor, Thomas Obrzut joined the Barrier Free Living team this spring as Director of our newest vision: Barrier Free Living Apartments, a Supportive Housing Program for people with disabilities in the Bronx, NY. BFL Apartments will be an important step in filling a critical need in New York City. The program, slated to open summery 2015, will provide permanent housing to survivors of domestic violence with disabilities, homeless people who… read more

NY Nonprofit Press Highlights Barrier Free Living Apartments

July 19, 2013 BFL News, Current Events Tags: 0 Comments
Barrier Free Living (BFL) recently celebrated the started of construction on its first permanent supportive housing development that, when complete, will provide 120 apartments with a preference for the disabled and survivors of domestic abuse. Barrier Free Living Apartments, on East 139th Street in the Bronx, is being developed by BFL with collaboration and support from variety of City and State agencies, as well as Alembic Development, Foxy Management, the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH), Citi Community Capital, and Richman… read more

Barrier Free Living Apartments Ground Breaking News

June 6, 2013 BFL News, Current Events, Domestic Violence and Disabilities, Shelter Tags: 0 Comments
The Ground Breaking for BFL's $42 million two building apartment complex in in the Bronx on June 4 drew supporters, officials and was covered by several news networks in NYC including WNBC, WPIX11, News12 and News12 en espanol. New York City's Housing Development Corp. (HDC), the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) along with the NY State Homeless Housing and Assistance Corp. (HHAC) joined Barrier Free Living, Alembic Development… read more

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