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CDCLI, Conifer Realty and Town of Babylon Conduct Lottery for Affordable Apartments in Copiague

On April 5, 2017, at Babylon Town Hall, Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI) and Conifer Realty, LLC conducted a lottery to select residents and establish a waiting list for 90 brand new affordable apartment homes which are nearing completion in Copiague.  The lottery for Copiague Commons was hosted by Babylon Town Supervisor Rich […]

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Groundbreaking Held in Downtown Riverhead for New Mixed-Income Apartments

On March 28, 2017, Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI) and Conifer Realty, LLC, hosted a groundbreaking event this morning for 45 mixed-income apartments to be constructed on Main Street in downtown Riverhead.  A blighted building was recently demolished on the site and will be replaced with a high quality, five-story building featuring one […]

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New Affordable Apartments Opening Soon

Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI) and Conifer Realty, LLC are pleased to announce that Copiague Commons, located at 54 Railroad Avenue in Copiague, has begun taking applications. A lottery will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 11:30am at the Babylon Town Hall (200 E. Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst, NY 11757) to select […]

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CDCLI Announces Selection of New President and CEO

Centereach NY– Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI) today announced the appointment of Gwen O’Shea as its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective March 27, 2017. As President & CEO of CDCLI, Ms. O’Shea will lead a 48-year old community development corporation that serves Long Island and the greater New York metropolitan area with […]

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Comptroller of the Currency Keynotes CDCLI Lenders Forum

On June 30, 2016, Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI) hosted a Lenders Forum at the Hofstra University Club, sponsored by The Wilbur F. Breslin Center for Real Estate Studies at Hofstra University, New York Community Bancorp, Citi Community Development, and Bethpage Federal Credit Union. Thomas J. Curry, Comptroller of the Currency, delivered the […]

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CDCLI and Conifer Realty Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Wincoram Commons in Coram, NY

On May 19, 2016, Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI) and Conifer Realty, LLC, together with the Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County and New York State officials, as well as civic leaders and private funders came together to celebrate the completion of construction and occupancy of Wincoram Commons in Coram New York. This beautiful, […]

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Marianne Garvin, President and CEO of CDCLI, Announces Retirement

Centereach, NY (April 27, 2016) – The Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI) announced today that President and CEO Marianne Garvin will retire in the first quarter of 2017. Garvin plans to remain at CDCLI until a new chief executive assumes the post. Under Garvin’s leadership, CDCLI has increased the supply of affordable rental […]

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Demolition in Copiague Ushers in New Affordable Apartments

On April 8, 2016 Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI) and Conifer Realty, LLC, began the demolition of 54 Railroad Avenue in Copiague today. They were joined by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez. Marianne Garvin, President and CEO of CDCLI, commended the Town of Babylon on its new Copiague […]

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Excelsior Growth Fund and CDCLI Funding Corporation

“Financial management and access to capital are two critical issues facing small businesses, and this series is designed to provide critical tools, resources, and strategies that can be implemented in the business the very next day ,” said Steve Cohen, president of Excelsior Growth Fund. “It’s a very practical crash course to help business owners […]

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CDCLI Breaks Ground for New Affordable Home; Two More in Pipeline

Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI) broke ground this morning on a new affordable home in North Amityville. The 3 bedroom, 1½ bathroom house is being constructed on a tax foreclosed lot that was donated by Suffolk County under the 72-H program. The purchase price of the home will be subsidized by the Town […]

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