Green Home Solutions and BetterAir partner with Habitat for Humanity New York to renovate Sydney apartments
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56 apartments for low to middle income families in the largest multi-family complex built by Habitat for Humanity
May 05, 2021 // Franchising.com // STATE COLLEGE, Penn. – Green Home Solutions, the first franchise to specialize exclusively in indoor air quality, has partnered with Habitat for Humanity New York City (Habitat NYC) to donate an extensive disinfection service to the Sydney House project valued at over $ 35,000. The leader in indoor air quality services worked to disinfect each of the 56 living spaces and multiple common areas before tenants arrived. The complete, high-level room disinfection provided by Green Home Solutions uses an EPA-patented and patented herbal enzyme solution known to kill over 99.999% of all viruses and bacteria, including coronaviruses.
Green Home Solutions has been a proud partner of Habitat for Humanity International since 2018 and has partnered with BetterAir to ensure Sydney House helps New York families build healthier lives by reducing the risk of spreading pollutants. or hazardous chemicals from outside or within the multi-family home. building.
“Our mission at Green Home Solutions is to improve the air quality and the lives of the people we work with, and we are grateful to have the opportunity to work with BetterAir to improve the air for Habitat for the humanity and the people of Sydney. House, ”said Jeff Panella, CEO of Green Home Solutions. “Working alongside our dedicated franchisees and the BetterAir team to make Sydney House the cleanest, healthiest living complex in New York City has been an honor.”
Sydney House, now home to 56 low- and middle-income families, is the largest multi-family complex ever built by a subsidiary of Habitat for Humanity. The first development funded under HPD’s Open Door Home Ownership Program, part of Mayor de Blasio’s Housing 2.0 plan to create and preserve 300,000 affordable homes by 2026, Sydney House represents the best of federal, state and local policies in partnership with the private sector supporting homeownership in New York.
Located at 839-843 Tilden Street, the development includes 26 one-bedroom apartments, 23 two-bedroom apartments and 7 three-bedroom apartments as well as a 2,000 square foot shared recreation area. The building was designed by Union Street Studios, LLC and constructed by Mega Contracting. Building amenities include an on-site laundry room, owner’s storage space, vehicle and bicycle parking, and a green roof. Located near subway lines 2 and 5, owners will also have easy access to the Bronx Zoo, Bronx Park, Van Cortlandt Park, Pelham Park, and City Island.
The residents of Sydney House are all first-time home buyers, providing 1% down payments and accessing a 2% fixed interest rate mortgage from Habitat for Humanity made possible by agency funding. New York State Mortgage. Homeowners also completed Habitat for Humanity’s “sweat equity” program and participated in financial education and ownership.
SOURCE Green Home Solutions