Gentrification & Displacement: A Zero-Tolerance Approach

As Poughkeepsie and Dutchess County face the forces of gentrification, we must uphold the needs of local residents, people of color, and people with lower incomes, who will be negatively impacted by gentrification. To accomplish equitable economic development in our area, we need local government policies that ensure there are widely available affordable housing opportunities […]

Standing in Solidarity and Dismantling Long Standing Racial Disparities

We are using our voice to stand in solidarity with our community, acknowledging long standing racial disparities, COVID-19’s inequitable and devastating impacts, and the need for communities to come together, build trust and relationships, and to make change. The racist instances of violence and injustice that are happening across the country against Black, Indigenous, and […]

COVID-19 Update 03/24/2020

Updated 03/24/2020 HRH Friends and Supporters, I hope you are all staying well. I want to provide a few new updates on our operations. We successfully relocated the Webster House emergency shelter operations on Friday evening to the Dutchess County pods on North Hamilton Street in Poughkeepsie. This move allows for greater social distancing in […]

COVID-19 Update 03/16/2020

Updated 03/16/2020 Dear friends and supporters, Given the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19, we want to provide you with some new updates. We are continuously working to assist our homeless guests and our tenant community. Those who are struggling with housing insecurity are among those who are most susceptible at this time.¬† Regular hand washing,¬†access […]

COVID-19 Update

At Hudson River Housing, it is our mission to care for our communities and the people within them. We are carefully monitoring developments with COVID-19 and taking necessary precautions to stem the spread of the virus. Our FallKill Commons on Rose Grand Opening previously scheduled for March 19th has been postponed. Effective at 3pm on […]