HANDS : Housing And Neighborhood Development Service

Housing And Neighborhood Development Service
Housing Application
Consulting Services


HANDS is Northwestern Pennsylvania's leading non-profit developer of multi-family housing.  As our mission states "HANDS makes stronger and more vibrant neighborhoods in partnership with the communities it serves".  HANDS has partnered with neighborhood organizations, support service providers, local governments and financial institutions on multi and single-family developments, including special needs and senior housing.  Over the past 40 years HANDS has secured funding for dozens of developments and created more than 1,000 units of affordable housing through programs such as the HUD Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly, HUD Section 811 Supportive Housing for the Disabled, Home Investment Partnership, low-income housing tax credit, Federal Home Loan Bank Affordable Housing Program, Affordable Housing Trust Funds, foundations and numerous others.

For more information about HANDS' development services, developments under construction or future developments, please contact Charles Scalise, President, at cscalise@hands.org