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A ribbon-cutting on Sept. 14 has marked the formal opening of an affordable housing complex in Greenburgh. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBT95iHMk3Q A former WestHELP homeless shelter just off Knollwood...
The land, located next to Westchester Community College's Knollwood Road entrance, is owned by the county and leased to Greenburgh. As part of the deal, Marathon Development Group would lease the property from the county for 65 years and pay $1.5 million to develop the site. The site would feature 60 one-bedroom, eight two-bedroom and six studio apartments.
WestHelp homeless shelter had operated 108 studio apartments on the site from the late 1980s to 2011.
The Greenburgh town board is willing to approve a lease with Ferncliff Manor to replace the WestHELP shelter, pending state funding.
Greenburgh Supervisor Paul Feiner is pushing for a meeting with county legislators to hash out their differences over the WestHELP property.