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      • MEND celebrates providing affordable housing for 50 years

        The modest effort started by nine Moorestown churches on Beech Street in 1969 has led to the development of affordable housing for over 1,300 of South Jersey’s low-to moderate-income residents. BCT 50th Anniversary Article

      • MEND featured in national publication Affordable Housing News

        Four-page feature explores MEND’s affordable housing mission and takes a look at the new 54-unit apartment building in Cinnaminson for low- and moderate-income senior citizens. Read the story on page 66. 

      • The MEND Story

        MEND has been the recipient of nine major awards since 2006 recognizing workforce housing done with commitment and excellence across the regions. Read the full Story

      • Ribbon Cutting for Duffy School Apartments, Florence Township

        Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Representatives from Moorestown Ecumenical Neighborhood Development (MEND) and its joint-venture development partner, Conifer Realty, LLC along with local, county, state and federal officials celebrated the Duffy Senior Apartments with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
        Please click on photo, left, for brief video coverage of event.  BCT Duffy Ribbon Cutting Article

      • Groundbreaking for Duffy School Apartments, Florence Township

        Tuesday, June 3, 2014, Representatives from Moorestown Ecumenical Neighborhood Development (MEND) and its joint-venture development partner, Conifer Realty, LLC along with Township officials and other project partners held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of Duffy School Apartments located at the historic Marcella L. Duffy Elementary School.
        BCT Duffy Groundbreaking Article

      • Ribbon Cutting for Springside Apartments, Burlington Township

        Saturday, March 8, 2014, MEND and Conifer staff along with local residents, Burlington Township, County and State officials celebrated the opening of Springside Apartments with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
        BCT Springside Ribbon Cutting Article

      • MEND Scholarship with Rowan at Burlington County

        Please click here for the application process for a scholarship for Rowan at Burlington County.  MEND is excited to be able to give residents an opportunity to further their education and ultimately enhance the quality of their lives. (Moorestown Patch article 101714)

      • JAHMA & NAHMA Scholarship Grants

        The New Jersey Affordable Housing Management Association and the National Affordable Housing Management Association provide scholarship grants to residents of member properties every year. MEND residents are eligible to apply. For additional information please visit the JAHMA Foundation website at http://www.jahma.org/scholarship.html# and the NAHMA website at http://www.nahma.org/about/educational-foundation/

    • MEND’s Annual Gala

      Click here to go to MEND’s 2018 Event Page
      Click here to go to MEND’s 2017 Event Page
      Click here to go to MEND’s 2016 Event Page
      Click here to go to MEND’s 2015 Event Page
      Click here to go to MEND’s 2014 Event Page

      • Friends of MEND Golf Outing

        Friends of MEND Golf Outing Page 2018 – Click here
        Friends of MEND Golf Outing Page 2017 – Click here
        Friends of MEND Golf Outing Page 2016 – Click here
        Friends of MEND Golf Outing Page 2015 – Click here

      Awards and Recognition


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      MEND has been chosen to receive SNJ Business People’s “Top- Non Profit” award!  The list will be published in their end of the year special “Year in Review” edition -2016

      Supportive Housing Association of NJ Best Large-Scale Housing Development for Springside Apartments – 2014

      NJFuture Smart Growth Award for Springside Apartments – 2014

      PlanSmart New Jersey’s Regional Equity Achievement Award

      BC2 Lifetime Achievement Award for Economic Development from Businesses Committed to Burlington County

      NJ Governor’s “Excellence in Affordable Housing Development” Award for Sharp Road Family Housing, Evesham

      Burlington County Chamber of Commerce Voice of Business
      “Community Enrichment Award”

      NJ Future “Smart Growth Award for Affordable Infill Housing”

      NJ Builders Association “Affordable Housing Award”

      NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency “Excellence in Housing Management Award”

      US HUD/Fannie Mae “Excellence in Affordable Housing Design”

      In the News … 


      Senior Housing Complex Coming To Riverton Road In Cinnaminson  Cinnaminson Patch, October 2018

      More Senior Housing Coming to Cinnaminson Courier Post Courier Post, October 2018  

      2 Affordable Housing Projects in County Get Tax Credits Burlington County Times, September 2017

      Affordable Housing Leaders Share Economic Upsides of Housing Burlington County Times, April 2016

      Florence Honored For Redevelopment of Historic School  Burlington County Times, November 2015

      Nonprofit developers’ unsung economic contributions Philadelphia Inquirer, May 2015

      Historic School Turns into an Affordable Senior Housing Development HUD.Gov, October 2015

      MEND Establishes Academic Scholarship Program in Collaboration with Burlington County College Foundation  Moorestown Patch, October 2014

      Financing Trifecta Graduates Building from Grade School to Senior Housing Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits, January 2014

      Moorestown group has been a pioneer for creating affordable housing – Burlington County Times: 2013 Do-Gooder Awards The Burlington County Times

      Kevin Riordan: MEND’s Matthew A. Reilly makes a success offering affordable housing The Philadelphia Inquirer

      CBS 3 Philly News
      Report: 61 Percent of New Jersey Renters Unable to Afford Housing