Merger of Affordable Housing Not-For-Profits in Schenectady Approved
Community Land Trust and Better Neighborhoods Inc. Combine Forces to Boost Schenectady Neighborhoods
Schenectady, N.Y., January 28, 2021 — Two housing organizations in Schenectady are coming together to create Better Community Neighborhoods, Inc. (BCNI). The goal of the merger is to create a powerful tool to further boost neighborhood building programs and services in Schenectady. The merger of Better Neighborhoods Inc., and Community Land Trust of Schenectady has been officially approved by the NYS Attorney General and NYS Homes and Community Renewal. The merger is now complete with a new board, new board president, and a mandate to encourage positive development.
Charles Kilbourne, BCNI’s new President of the Board of Directors, said, “This is all about investing in Schenectady’s neighborhoods and the people who live there. The goal is a strong, healthy organization to revitalize our neighborhoods the way Metroplex has …