Community Action for Safe Apartments (CASA), a project of New Settlement Apartments, is made up of community residents who work together to improve the living conditions in our neighborhood and maintain affordable housing through collective action.
About New Settlement Apartments:
We are a not-for-profit, mixed-income housing and community-service organization based in the Mt. Eden community of the Southwest Bronx, with a 23-year track record of active commitment to neighborhood revitalization, community building, and positive youth development. An integral part of New Settlement’s progressive housing philosophy is that “housing is not just bricks and mortar.” That’s where community organizing fits in!! Our mission is not only to rebuild and maintain a sizable portion of the housing stock in our neighborhood, but also to support the rebuilding of the neighborhood’s social capital. Year-round community services and education programs are structured in direct response to the interests of neighborhood residents, who are primarily low-income Blacks and Latinos, including many new immigrants. Programs serving over 6,000 youth and adults each year are staffed by paid professionals and dedicated volunteers.