Notes From THe Neighborhood: Transitional Housing Fundraiser

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit.


 

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FUNDRAISER

Compiled by Megan Bungeroth & Josh Rogers
The and , Preservation and Development Commissioner Mathew Wambua will mark the five-year anniversary of a semipermanent transitional housing building on the , with a tour and reception this Thursday, April 12. The residence, called Semiperm, houses formerly homeless single-parent families and offers programs that help transition them to permanent housing as well as job training and housing assistance.
Tours of Semiperm, at 210 W. 102nd St., run from 5:30–6:45 p.m. and will be followed by a reading and reception with award-winning author Jonathan Franzen (The Corrections, Freedom) at the American Youth Hostel, 891 Amsterdam Ave., from 7–9 p.m. The event is free, but reservations are required and can be made at nycharities.org. Donations to the program are accepted online.

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