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New Affordable Apartments Opening Soon

Centereach, N.Y.  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) […]

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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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CDCLI Hofstra Conference Underscores the Urgency of Health and Housing Collaborations to Improve Community Wellness

Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI) and the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University® hosted a convening today, attended by regional and national leaders, to present the latest research on the connection between safe, affordable housing and health outcomes. Entitled Home Matters for Health on Long Island, the gathering featured an overview […]

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