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NHSB CEO Tonya Ores Named NPC President

Tonya Ores, NHS Brooklyn CEO, has been tapped as Board President of the New York State Neighborhood Preservation Coalition after years of dedicated service as its Downstate Vice President. This milestone is a testament to Ms. Ores' unwavering commitment and exceptional leadership in advocating for affordable housing throughout her career. The Coalition looks forward to the continued growth and success of our initiatives under her seasoned guidance.

About the New York State Neighborhood Preservation Coalition


The mission of the NYS Neighborhood Preservation Coalition is to unify, educate, empower and strengthen community organizations in their provision of affordable housing and community revitalization activities.

The Coalition consists of a vast network of community-focused, non-profit housing organizations and key partners committed to revitalizing New York’s urban and suburban areas.

Its goal is to enable collaboration and support our members by providing vital information on state and federal housing policies, creating valuable connections, offering steadfast advocacy, and delivering critical technical assistance.

Tonya Ores, CEO of NHS Brooklyn

About Tonya Ores

Tonya Ores is the Chief Executive Officer of Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS) Brooklyn. A passionate advocate for affordable housing, Ms. Ores develops and implements strategies, projects, and products that serve the community by forging partnerships and collaborations for new programs and services.

Spanning her NHS tenure of over 25 years, she has also held positions as Senior Loan Officer at NHS of Bedford Stuyvesant, Director of Homeownership Education for New York City at NHS NYC, and Program Director at NHS of Richmond Hill.

Ms. Ores has demonstrated true commitment to NHS Brooklyn’s mission by increasing program investments, educating residents on self-help strategies, and building communities. Her efforts on behalf of NHS have successfully brought in $68 million in resources for homeownership and home preservation grants for Brooklyn residents.

She serves on the advisory boards of Carver Community Development Corporation, Kings County Hospital, and Neighborhood Restore HDFC. Recognized for her leadership in the nonprofit community, she is also in demand as a speaker at state and local housing forums, seminars, and conferences.

Tonya began her higher education at Medgar Evers College and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Phoenix in Jersey City. Born and raised in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, she has a deep-rooted connection to the community she serves.



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