East Harlem has been facing an affordable housing crisis for years. As such, the Friendly Hand Ministry, Inc. has decided to take a bold leadership position toward helping to shape the discussion central to this crisis.

As co-developer, Friendly Hands Ministry, Inc. was able to ensure a building located at 229 East 118TH Street, Was developed for mixed use. The building houses 76 families and includes a spacious community area.

The project was completed with the help of and in conjunction with the New York City Housing Preservation and Development Program.