Take Advantage of the Choice Home Repair Program TODAY!

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Attention homeowners in the Choice neighborhood, please consider applying to the Choice Home Repair Program today. If you apply and qualify before the end of the year, you would be moved to the front of the city-wide home repair program wait-list. Additionally, homeowners in the Choice neighborhood footprint would qualify for not only one but two forgivable loans!

Under the Choice Home Repair Program, qualifying homeowners can receive up to $30,000 in home repair assist to help bring their homes back up to code. $10,000 of that loan would be forgivable through the Choice Home Repair Program and another $10,000 will be forgivable through the Healthy Home Repair Program. Please note that the forgivable portion of the loan depends on if you do stay in your home for the five years after receiving the loan. The amount forgiven depends on how long you stay at the home.

For more information, call us today at (314) 385-4343 x 2 or print and send us your application today! See the application here.

We are calling this our ANTI-Gentrification Program as it aims to stabilize North City homeowners! Call us today!

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Butterfly Garden Refresh! 8-17-18

We’ve welcomed back the students, now let’s welcome back the monarchs as they head back south for the fall and winter months! The Fairground Park butterfly garden needs a refreshing and we need your help. Join us and Brightside St. Louis as we clean up and learn about why butterflies are so important! Please see the flyer attached below.

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Welcome back students!

Welcome back to all the students! The North Newstead Association was part of a great welcome wagon team at Yeatman Middle School that included Alderman Collins-Muhammad and Sheriff Betts among many others! Yeatman staff rolled out the red carpet and everything!

(here we all are anxiously waiting for busloads of students!)

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Multi-neighborhood Beautification Series!

Join us July 18-20 for a multi-neighborhood beautification series! First, on July 18th, we’ll be helping the Fairground Neighborhood Revitalization Organization clean up in the Fairground neighborhood. Then, on Thursday, July 19th, come support the Fresh Starts Community Garden and the Jeff-Vander-Lou neighborhood as we clean up the area. Lastly, on Friday, July 20th, come lend a hand as we clean up in and around Terry Park in the Gate District. We’ll be there each day from 9am-3pm and would love to see you there for even just an hour at one of the clean ups. As with other North Newstead Association clean ups, we will provide tools, gloves, snacks, and water. Please find the flyers with details for each clean up below and contact our office if you’re interested in volunteering with us or have any questions!

 

7-25 Home Repair Info Session

Do you live in Jeff-Vander-Lou, Old North St. Louis, or St. Louis Place and are in need of some home repair assistance? You may qualify for one or both of our home repair programs! Come join us on Wednesday, July 25th from 5:30pm to 7pm at the Harrison Education Center (3140 Cass Ave.). We will have information about North Newstead Association’s Choice Home Repair and Minor Home Repair programs. Light food and refreshments will be provided as well. Please contact the office at (314) 385-4343 for more information and please see the flyer below.

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Upcoming July Landlord Training

Landlord Training, Tuesday, July 17Tenant Selection and Fair Housing at the Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63110.  Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/landlord-training-tenant-selection-and-fair-housing-tickets-47455542806

At this event, you will learn about the purpose and history of Fair Housing, the protected classes, and recent case studies from the Equal Housing Opportunity Council of St. Louis.  Hear a review of best practices for attracting good tenants, benefits of tenant screening and key components of professional screening from, Ella Gross of Tower Grove Neighborhoods CDC, manager of MyHomeScreen.org.

The 2018 Landlord Training is a Northside-Southside Collaboration between North Newstead Association and Tower Grove Neighborhoods CDC. This FREE training is open to all landlords, property managers, developers, and interested parties. This facility is ADA compliant. If you need special accommodations, please contact dana@towergrovecdc.org

This activity is funded by a HUD Community Development Block Grant via the St. Louis Community Development Administration and coordinated by Tower Grove Neighborhoods CDC and North Newstead Association.

Tenant Screening service is available for all areas! Visit MyHomeScreen.org or call 314-865-5530.

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