Community Improvement Association, Inc.

We have sponsored the redevelopment of over 2,240 Units of Housing.

We serve the residents of the South Bronx, providing direct services to approximately 6,800 residents and support services to the community at large.

Our Services Include:

A Message From Our President & CEO, Hope Burgess

Affordable Housing

BKCIA is an affordable housing organization, which has at its core the preservation and development of housing.

Community Organizing

Advancing the local community visions for sustainability and expansion of low income housing in the South Bronx

Rental Assistance Program

We work with each resident to ensure receipt of all available services and provide linkages to other support organizations.

Case Coordination Services

Every resident has access to our case management services – assisting them in retaining their tenancies, job placement and other supportive services.

HDFC Development & Support Program Cluster Site Case Coordination

We have sponsored the redevelopment of about 2,400 units of housing since our inception.

Special Initiatives

Healthy Communities

Energy Savings Program

Mobile Credit Union Van

Stabilizing NYC


To learn more about the programs or to get involved please contact us at

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There are a number of ways that you can support us.

Call Us: (718) 328-1064
Email Us:

Visit our main office at:
863 Prospect Avenue, Bronx, NY 10459
161st Street & Prospect Ave.
2 & 5 trains to Prospect Ave. & Westchester Ave.

Important notice for all tenants regarding a change of name for online rent payments

The online payment system has changed names: Rent Track is now Zego. You do not need to do anything differently; continue to make your regular rent payments online.


Go to Rent Payment page to see detail