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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for

A BBB Accredited charity


  • Meets all standards

Expiration Date:
8 Bashbord Street
Yonkers, NY 10701
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1981, New York
Stated Purpose:
" Westhab is the largest nonprofit provider of affordable housing and supportive services in Westchester County, NY. We are designated as a 501(c)3, and since 1981, we have helped more than 5,000 homeless families and individuals move into their own apartments. We have developed nearly 700 units of quality, affordable housing representing a public and private investment of more than $60 million. Each year more than 1,200 homeless or at-risk youth participate in our youth programs, hundreds of families in underserved neighborhoods get help in our community centers, 250 people find new jobs through our employment programs and 850 households call our properties home. "

Evaluation Conclusions

Westhab meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


Westhab offers community-based solutions to poverty by building and preserving affordable housing and by engaging local stakeholders in community development activities. In addition, Westhab's programs and services include: case management; employment and training; life-skills training; the provision of infant and child day care; youth development services; and linkages for mental health, substance abuse, and adult education services.


Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. Richard Nightingale, President & CEO
Chair of the Board:
Mr. Tom Brock
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Stone Harbor Investment Partners, LP
Board Size:
Paid Staff Size:

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:

Direct mail appeals and special event materials.
Fundraising costs were 15.1% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $371,831, are donations received as a result of fundraising activities.)

Tax Status

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.


The following information is based on Westhab's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Housing Income


Contracts for services


Capital grants


Developer Fees


Restricted Contributions


Special Events, net


Unrestricted Contributions


Interest Income and other


Total Income


Program Expenses  

Program Services

Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 93%  Fund Raising: %  Administrative 7% 
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Beginning net assets $20,904,922
Ending net assets 21,325,995
Total liabilities 56,170,601

Total assets



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