Recipients of Charles Hayden Foundation Grants
Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation
625 JAMAICA AVE
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation (CHLDC) provides comprehensive housing counseling and development, youth and human services, and economic development programs to the low and moderate income community of Cypress Hills in northeast Brooklyn. CHLDC serves over 7,000 residents annually through its multi-faceted programming. Housing counseling services offered include: mortgage counseling, tenant organizing, fire safety education, home repair loan packaging, and mortgage foreclosure prevention. The organization has developed 200 units of affordable housing and a day care center. CHLDC is also working towards the development of a mini-mall on the neighborhood shopping street and a community-owned school building.