Housing

Living on our own!

Syracuse, NY: Meg and Beth are currently in their mid-20s. They have been friendly for many years through school and their participation in various other activities. They share a Support Broker at Advocates Incorporated who helps them to manage their finances, staffing and has been preparing them to live independently. Meg and Beth’s parents developed […]

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Dreams Do Come True

After Years Of Planning, DOF Helps Cape Cod Village Complete Phase One Of Housing Plan In 2015, DOF provided a $400,000 loan to Cape Cod Village, Inc. (CCV), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, was founded in 2011 by Bob and Lauren Jones, Clinical Social Workers from Orleans, Massachusetts, and parents of a young adult son with […]

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Let’s Do It Again!

DOF Helps CMCS Adquire Two More Homes! DOF Cardinal McCloskey Community Services (CMCS), a NY non-profit, requests financing in an amount up to $1,600,000 to facilitate the purchase and development of two non-certified homes in partnership with NY’s Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). The two new homes in Westchester, N.Y. are expected to […]

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DOF Partners With Remington Properties

Plans To Develop Affordable Housing In City of Baltimore, MD In 2014, DOF provided a $120,000 loan and in 2015 a $750,000 loan to Remington Accessible Housing (RAH), a for-profit LLC, founded in 2013. The purpose of these loans is to provide mini-perm financing for as many as eight single-family residences in Baltimore County, MD. […]

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Constellation Cooperative Housing

In April 2012, a parent group approached us with a novel concept: a desire to purchase a five-bedroom residence for their adult children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the greater Boston area by creating a co-op model. This approach accomplishes three things: (1) their children will live in the community, (2) the parents will control […]

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Cardinal McCloskey Services

One year ago, Cardinal McCloskey Services (“CMS”) approached The DOF with the challenge of developing a home for four young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, all of whom were “aging out” of their residential educational programs and wished to live together in Westchester County, NY. CMS is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian social service agency that provides […]

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Movin’ Out

The DOF closed a $225,000 predevelopment loan to Madison, WI-based Movin’ Out, Inc. The organization has compiled an impressive record of success in helping people with permanent disabilities, and their families, find and maintain housing of their choice in communities throughout Wisconsin. This loan helped develop 33 housing units marketed to MOI’s target population of […]

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DOF Brought the Clarkins Home

In March 2012 DOF President and CEO Charlie Hammerman joined Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, Habitat for Humanity, local officials and volunteers in a ribbon-cutting ceremony welcoming the Clarkins back into their newly renovated home. The Mineola family home, which had fallen into severe disrepair, was deemed uninhabitable by the state and the seven siblings […]

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Paseo du Luz

The DOF was pleased to make a $125,000 pre-construction loan to Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation in Ventura, CA to advance a 25-unit supportive housing development, known as Paseo du Luz, for very low-income people with psychiatric disorders. This early stage loan helped advance a $9.68 million project. The mission of Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation (EDC) […]

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