WESTCHESTER RESIDENTIAL OPPORTUNITIES INC
470 MAMARONECK AVENUE NO 410, WHITE PLAINS, NY 10605 www.wroinc.org

Total Revenue
$2,668,386
Total Expenses
$2,583,034
Net Assets
$1,454,543

Organizations Filed Purposes: WESTCHESTER RESIDENTIAL OPPORTUNTIES IS A HUD-CERTIFIED HOUSING COUNSELING AGENCY WITH SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS TO COMBAT HOUSING DISCRIMINATION, AND TO ASSIST FIRST TIME HOMEBUYERS, THE ELDERLY AND THOSE FACING EVICTION OR MORTGAGE DEFAULT. ADDITIONALLY, WESTCHESTER RESIDENTIAL OPPORTUNITIES PROVIDES HOUSING AND CASE MANAGEMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS. WESTCHESTER RESIDENTIAL OPPORTUNITIES PROMOTES HOUSING MOBILITY AND STABILITY FOR MINORITIES, AND LOW AND MODERATE INCOME GROUPS.

WESTCHESTER RESIDENTIAL OPPORTUNITIES, INC. (WRO) IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION WHOSE MISSION IS TO PROMOTE EQUAL, AFFORDABLE, AND ACCESSIBLE HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL RESIDENTS OF OUR REGION.

INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAMTHE INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM CONSISTS OF OUR SUPPORTED HOUSING APARTMENT PROGRAM AND OUR SINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCY PROGRAM. THE SUPPORTED HOUSING PROGRAM PROVIDES INDIVIDUALIZED HOUSING-RELATED CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES AND RENTAL ASSISTANCE TO 42 ADULTS LIVING WITH SERIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS, WHO WISH TO OBTAIN PERMANENT, AFFORDABLE, INDEPENDENT HOUSING. THE SINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCY PROGRAM, PROVIDES HOUSING AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES AND SUPERVISION TO 9 ADULTS RESIDING IN OUR 9 BEDROOM SRO. THIS PROGRAM IS STAFFED 24 HOURS PER DAY, 365 DAYS PER YEAR TO ENSURE THAT ALL RESIDENTS ARE SAFE AND RECEIVE APPROPRIATE SUPPORTIVE SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE AS NECESSARY.

FAIR HOUSING PROGRAMWRO'S FAIR HOUSING PROGRAM WORKS TO ELIMINATE DISCRIMINATION IN THE HOUSING AND LENDING MARKETS THROUGH THE RESOLUTION OF COMPLAINTS, SYSTEMIC AND COMPLAINT-BASED TESTING AND OTHER INVESTIGATIONS, ACCESSIBILITY SURVEYS TO PROMOTE HOUSING ACCESS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, EDUCATION AND OUTREACH FOR CONSUMERS, CIVIC AND BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS AND OTHER HOUSING AGENCIES, THE TRAINING OF REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS, AND THE TRAINING OF CO-OP BOARDS AND MANAGEMENT COMPANIES. IN 2018, APPROXIMATELY 150 FAMILIES AND INDIVIDUALS WERE ASSISTED WITH FAIR HOUSING COMPLAINTS, AND HUNDREDS OF REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS WERE TRAINED IN OUR FAIR HOUSING WORKSHOPS.

EVICTION PREVENTION & RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMWRO ASSISTS QUALIFIED HOUSEHOLDS FACING RENTAL AND/OR UTILITY ARREARS, BY PROVIDING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS AGAINST THOSE ARREARS. WRO ALSO WORKS WITH HOUSEHOLDS LOOKING TO SECURE RENTAL HOUSING BY PROVIDING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS FOR SECURITY DEPOSITS, MOVING EXPENSES, FIRST MONTH'S RENT, ETC. IN 2018 THE PROGRAM SERVED APPROXIMATELY 94 HOUSEHOLDS, HELPING THEM TO REMAIN IN THEIR HOMES AND AVOIDING UTILITY SHUT OFF.

Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
Geoffrey AndersonEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR THRU NOV. 201834$98,358
Marlene ZarfesEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AS OF DEC. 201834$89,163
Wendy Marie Weathers EsqBOARD MEMBER1$0
Thomas Rice EsqBOARD MEMBER1$0
Dennis D Parker EsqBOARD MEMBER1$0
David MooreBOARD MEMBER1$0
Jodee MacdonaldBOARD MEMBER1$0
Barry KramerBOARD MEMBER1$0
James L Hyer EsqBOARD MEMBER1$0
Linda M Grace-HeywardBOARD MEMBER1$0
Joseph A Disalvo EsqBOARD MEMBER1$0
Laurence BeilensonASSISTANT TREASURER1$0
Henry J CarnageTREASURER1$0
Debra BudettiASSISTANT SECRETARY1$0
Alan R Wolfert EsqSECRETARY1$0
Nick BeilensonFOUNDER1$0
Leah CaroCO-CHAIR1$0
Gretchen Flint EsqCO-CHAIR1$0

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