Category: NeighborWorks

Faces at TRIP: Bobbi Carter

Bobbi Carter joined TRIP as the first director of its NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center which opened in 2001.  She had previously worked in the lending industry for 18 years.   Despite the pressures of a growing demand by people who want to become homeowners, want to save or preserve their homes… Read more »

Homecoming Dinner to Celebrate TRIP & RCHR’s Excellent Customer Service

The 2012 TRIP & RCHR Homecoming Dinner, happening on Monday, October 29th at 5:30pm at The Franklin Terrace Ballroom, 126 Campbell Ave., Troy, will honor NYS Assemblymember Ron Canestrari and Troy Treasure Michael Esposito.  It is also an opportunity to celebrate the high-quality services provided by TRIP & RCHR. One… Read more »

New Faces at TRIP: Caitlin Casterlin

Caitlin Casterlin Welcome to TRIP’s newest HomeOwnership Advisor, Caitlin Casterlin! With her strong financial background, having previously worked in banking and at the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce, Caitlin is sure to be a valuable member of the TRIP NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center team! Caitlin’s lifelong interest in helping people, especially on… Read more »

HomeOwnership Center Luncheon a Success!

On Thursday, May 17th, the TRIP NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center hosted its 9th annual HomeOwnership Center Luncheon. This year’s theme was “Homebuying– Now’s the Time, Join the Team.” Attendees included supporters of the HomeOwnership Center, local realtors, and elected officials. Welcoming guests was the Honorable Steve McLaughlin of the 108th NYS Assembly District.… Read more »

Full-Time Americorps*VISTA Positions Available, November 2012 – November 2013

TRIP is seeking two motivated and energetic people to provide a year of service through Americorps*VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) in the following areas: Resident Engagement Volunteer — primary responsibilities include: establishing and overseeing a youth coalition promoting community involvement and healthy neighborhoods, developing sustainable systems to engage TRIP… Read more »

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Documents the Benefits of Pre-Purchase Counseling

TRIP & RCHR, our customers, and our supporters know all about the importance of pre-purchase homebuyer counseling, but now the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released a study corroborating that knowledge. Released in May, the study written by Jennifer Turnham and Anna Jefferson, sampled 573 individuals… Read more »

Dreaming of Buying a Home?

Considering home ownership in 2010?  TRIP’s national partner, NeighborWorks America, has created a web site to assist people who are considering buying a home called “Keys to My Home” at http://www.keystomyhome.org.   NeighborWorks America tells consumers that “Your dream of owning a home can become a reality if you set realistic… Read more »