Responsive to Our Community
Responsive to Our Community is a 501(c)3 charity that works collaboratively with the community and government to identify blighted and vacant multi-family homes and then provides on-the-job maintenance and repair training to at-risk veterans to refurbish and restore the buildings in rustbelt cities. We are currently operating in Syracuse, NY and Oneida, NY and look forward to expanding to a city near you soon.
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Why donate Bitcoin?
ROC's mission provides aid to a segment of the population that has been historically under-served. It focuses on supporting homeless abused families that are Very Low Income (below 50% Area Median Income (AMI)). Most other housing charities assist those at the 80%, or even 120%, AMI level. ROC is committed to assisting those that are the hardest to reach. ROC also works with sister charities to help its tenants secure a coordinator or case manager to ensure that the individual and their family are getting the physiological, emotional, and vocational training they need for future independent living.
Finally, ROC will develop these affordable housing units for the hardest-to-serve indigent citizens, with rehab construction costs of approximately $60,000/unit, which is less than half the average cost per affordable housing unit created by others in the country. A 2014 study on the average cost per affordable housing units in six US states conducted reported that Texas had the lowest development range of $103,943/unit  . Our lower rehabilitation costs are achieved through volunteer legal, architectural, accounting, and administrative services.