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Photo: Youth Apprentices at Creative Art Works Unveil Their Mural Project  That Adorns WHGA Housing Site and Headquarters

Save the Date. Join us at Our Annual Gala, Tuesday October 18th!

West Harlem Group Assistance, Inc. (WHGA), a community based development corporation was established in 1971 to revitalize the under- invested West and Central Harlem communities riddled with dilapidated and abandoned buildings. However as Harlem over the past several years has experienced substantial economic growth, WHGA has expanded its supportive and social service programs to residents facing displacement..

WHGA's core efforts include affordable housing development and preservation as well as asset building initiatives such as homeownership and small business development.

 

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Housing Development and Preservation

To date, WHGA has developed over $300 million in low to moderate income housing totaling 1,640 units, 900 units are self-managed WHGA.

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Visit WHGA's Healthy Food Hub

WHGA's Healthy Food Hub at 625 Lenox Avenue offers nutritious cooking demos and access to information regarding healthy living options throughout Harlem. The hub has held numerous events since launching in 2014 with hundreds of local Harlem residents in attendance. Visit the hub's Photo Gallery.

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Video - History

WHGA - History

West Harlem Group Assistance, Inc.- History and Present.

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Video -Rev. Calvin Butts on our 40th Anniversary

Video - WHGA Bi-Annual Housing Forum 2012

WHGA Housing Forum

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45 Years of community development and service! SAVE THE DATE. Join WHGA at Our Annual Gala.

See highlights of WHGA's programs and services from 2014 through 2016.

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Who we are?

West Harlem Group Assistance, Inc. (WHGA), a community based development corporation was established in 1971 to revitalize the under- invested West and Central Harlem communities riddled with dilapidated and abandoned buildings.

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