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Who We Are
Since 1968, Westchester Residential Opportunities, Inc. (WRO) has championed the expansion of non-discriminatory housing opportunities in our region for low- and moderate-income households, minorities, senior citizens and persons with disabilities, including the psychiatrically disabled. WRO is a HUD approved Housing Counseling Agency, a licensed real estate broker and a United Way agency. All of our housing services for consumers are free, and are funded by government grants, private contributions and corporate support.
WRO's homeownership counseling can prepare you to buy a home.
WRO is a HUD approved housing agency offering counseling to potential homebuyers. WRO's Homebuying program is designed to assist potential buyers review their overall household's financial situation and prepare for homeownership.
WRO's Independent Living Program assists clients who are psychiatrically disabled with housing issues. We do this by assisting clients with Section 8 vouchers locate decent, affordable housing, and by providing a housing subsidy and case management services to clients who have yet to obtain a Section 8 voucher.
Mortgage/Foreclosure Default Counseling
WRO intervenes on behalf of homeowners in danger of mortgage foreclosure and may help financially with one month's mortgage arrears. Attend our Mortgage Default Orientation Sessions to learn about the process and have an opportunity for Q&A with a counselor.
Where you live is your choice. Federal, state, and county fair housing laws protect you when you are looking for a place to live and while you are living in your house, co-op, condo, or apartment. WRO works to protect your rights if you live, or are looking for a place to live, in Westchester, Putnam, or Rockland counties in New York State.
WRO IS A HUD APPROVED NOT-FOR-PROFIT HOUSING COUNSELING AGENCY
WRO promotes equal, affordable & accessible housing opportunites for all residents in our region.