Tag Archives: Home HeadQuarters

Affordable Homes

Buyers purchase vacant properties and restore them to usable form Read More »

Going Green

Initiative works to make low-income homes environmentally friendly Tanesha Keene had lived in a collapsing and lead- contaminated home on Marguerite Avenue with her two sons, 10 and 2, since August 2015. Without a working furnace and little insulation, the family lacked protection in winter. The basement contained asbestos and a hazardous tangle of electrical wiring that reduced energy efficiency ... Read More »

A South Side Facelift

Home HeadQuarters’ Annual Block Blitz Spruces Up Two City Blocks The South Side of the city received a facelift from what was called a Block Blitz. On Friday, Sept. 14, neighbors and residents looked on with anticipation and amazement in the 200 block of McLennan Avenue as volunteers and contractors came together and did a variety of work on the ... Read More »

Building a Community

Home HeadQuarters helps buyers afford home financing one property at a time A widow in her 80s once wrote to Kerry Quaglia, thanking him for fixing her roof. Now, she told him, she wouldn’t have to lug heavy trash cans upstairs to catch the rainwater leaking through the cracks, and she could sleep peacefully at night, gratefully. Quaglia, executive director ... Read More »

Personal Property

Fed up with renting, one Syracuse woman buys her dream home through Home HeadQuarters Aishah and Lonnie Jones’ dreams of owning their own property came true with help from Home HeadQuarters Inc., a nonprofit organization that builds new homes and rehabilitates older ones in disrepair. Aishah Jones, a Queens native, moved to Syracuse 17 years ago for its lower cost ... Read More »

HHQ Block Blitz Moves to South Side

Are you ready to work up a sweat for your neighborhood? Local nonprofit housing and community development agency Home HeadQuarters (HHQ) is hoping people are looking for an opportunity to work up a sweat by volunteering for its annual Neighborhood Block Blitz set to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, this year both on the ... Read More »